Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Healthcare Employees Stole Patient Data?

An Kentucky medical group is investigating a data breach after learning that former employees allegedly stole information from about 3,000 patients.

Allegedly the employees stole the patient information three years ago. The medical practice believes they left to start their own business using the stolen information to contact patients to join them.

"[The medical practice] believes the employees left to start their own business using the stolen information to contact patients to join them."
- 14 News
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Sources:
(a) Data breach at Owensboro medical practice - www.14NEWS.com, 09/23/2014

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