The patient data the medical assistant stole included names, dates of birth, and social security numbers
"[She] sold an individual approximately 2,000 identities...the individual told her that he used the identities to file fraudulent tax returns."It is unclear over what period of time the identity thefts occurred and how they were discovered. Healthcare organizations can proactively detect identity thefts and privacy data breaches with low-cost on-demand SaaS analytics services.
- CBS News
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(a) Hollywood Medical Assistant Pleads Guilty to Identity Theft - www.CBS.com, 08/14/2014