A healthcare worker at an assisted living facility stole patient IDs and gave it to others in the ring who used to file the fraudulent tax returns.
"they conspired to file fraudulent tax returns using the stolen identities of assisted-living facility residents ."It is unclear how the identity thefts were discovered. Healthcare organizations seeking to proactively detect identity theft and privacy data breaches can utilize low-cost on-demand SaaS analytics.
- US Attorney's Office, Southern District Florida
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) Two Plead Guilty in Tax Refund Fraud and Identity Theft Scheme - www.DOJ.gov, 04/16/2015