CCS Medical

Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 21, 2012
Savannah , GA
United States
Georgia US

The breach occurred in Florida and the location listed is that of CCS Medical's headquarters.

Records Breached: 

6,601 (23 people confirmed affected)

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An employee reported that another employee appeared to have been misusing patient information.  The dishonest employee may have accessed, recorded, and disclosed Social Security numbers and other personal information for the purpose of obtaining fraudulent tax returns.  The employee was reported on September 20 and the possibility that the employee had engaged in dishonest behavior was confirmed on October 17.  Patient information that was maintained by CCS Medical between May 1, and September 21, 2012 may have been accessed.  Notifications were sent to patients on December 7, 2012.  

At least 23 New Hampshire residents may have been affected.  The total number of affected patients nationwide was not reported.

UPDATE (10/1/2013): A total of 6,601 people may have been affected.