Friday, August 28, 2015

Hospital Worker Stole Patients' Personal Information

An account representative at a Long Island New York hospital has been arrested for stealing patients' personal identifying information (PII) such as Social Security numbers and credit card information.

It seems the Nassau county police discovered the identity thefts, not the organization that was holding the patients' PII. Unfortunately this is often the case with identities stolen from healthcare organizations.

"she stole Social Security numbers and credit card information while she worked out of a [hospital] office." - Newsday
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Sources:
(a) Winthrop-University Hospital worker charged with stealing patients' personal information, cops say - www.Newsday.com, 08/21/2015

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