Walgreens


Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 15, 2013
geo: 
Richmond , KY
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Breach Total Number: 
0
Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Type of breach: 

A Walgreens pharmacist used patient information to obtain prescriptions for powerful drugs.  The fraudulent activity occurred between April 2011 and January 2012.  The dishonest pharmacist pleaded guilty to aggravated identity theft, wire fraud, and fraudulently acquiring controlled substances on November 19, 2012.

She was sentenced to 25 months in prison and one month of supervised release.