Florida Hospital Tampa (formerly University Community Hospital Medical Center), Crothall Healthcare, Naval Medical Center (Bob Wilson Naval Hospital)

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November 30, 2012
Tampa , FL
United States
Florida US
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Three people were arrested for their roles in filing 225 fraudulent tax returns.  They face charges of conspiracy, theft of government property, and aggravated identity theft.  About $555,000 in refund money was obtained.  One of the defendants worked at Florida Hospital Tampa through a maintenance and housekeeping company.  Information came from a variety of medical centers in California and Florida.  There was an incident where the dishonest worker provided her co-conspirators with a list of names and Social Security numbers from patients seen at Florida Hospital Tampa on January 17 of 2012 and another incident where ER patient names, Social Security numbers, and other information was stolen from Crothall Healthcare in January.