The case ignited a multi agency federal investigation. The hospital from which the IDs were stolen stated the U.S. Postal Service and Internal Revenue Service conducted a probe.
"This is likely only the tip of the iceberg. There’s no telling how many people are affected by this."As is too often the case, the hospital was unaware of the identity thefts until they were notified by law enforcement. Healthcare organizations seeking to proactively detect identity thefts and privacy data breaches can utilize low-cost on-demand SaaS analytics services.
- Attorney, Adam Jones
Learn how to proactively detect identity theft and unauthorized breaches of data privacy, even by authorized users - with no hardware and no on-site software.Sources:
(a) Flowers Hospital Identity Thief Enters Guilty Plea - www.WTVY.com, 03/11/2015