From 2010 to 2011, while working at a medical center, Reynaldo Estrada stole patient names, addresses, dates of birth and social security numbers. He sold the information to a tax fraud ring.
"Between October 2010 and October 2011, Estrada stole scores of names, addresses, dates of birth and social security numbers of patients." - US District CourtAs is unfortunately often the case it seems the hospital was unaware of the identity thefts until law enforcement contacted them.
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(a) Pennsylvania man pleads guilty to stealing hospital patients' identities for use in tax fraud scheme - www.PressReleasePoint.com, 04/25/2014