Private Medical Practice

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No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 13, 2011
San Antonio , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 

100 (34 SSNs)

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A man was linked to the theft of at least 100 medical records.  A surgeon had taken old records home to be shredded; they were stolen from his garage.  There were 34 names, 19 driver's license numbers and many dates of birth.  The thief was caught attempting to sell the information for $250 in June of 2010.  The man pleaded guilty to possessing numerous medical files.