The identity thefts took place over a three year time period from 2011 through 2014. It is unclear why these ID thefts went on for so long and why they were discovered by law enforcement, rather than the organization holding the PII.
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(a) Farmington Hills man accused of hospital ID theft takes plea deal; second suspect still negotiating - www.TheOaklandPress.com, 07/17/2015