Carolina Center for Development and Rehabilitation



Location

Charlotte, NC
United States
35° 13' 37.5132" N, 80° 50' 35.2572" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 13, 2010
geo: 
Charlotte, NC
United States
Records Breached: 

1,590

After a doctor left office cleaning to his sons, they mistakenly threw out hundreds of medical records. The medical records were left in a public recycling bin and included medical histories, pictures of patients and Social Security numbers.

UPDATE (7/31/10): The psychologist has contacted 1,590 of his patients.

UPDATE (9/7/2011): The psychologist has paid $40,000 for violating state regulations by illegally dumping files containing patients' financial and medical information.  This information included names, Social Security numbers, addresses, dates of birth, drivers' license numbers, insurance account numbers, and health information.

Source: 
NAID
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