South Florida State Hospital, GEO Care LLC


Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 11, 2013
geo: 
Pembroke Pines , FL
United States
Records Breached: 

710

Breach Total Number: 
710
Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Type of breach: 

A dishonest employee and his cousin pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiracy to commit identity theft, conspiracy to disclose individuals' health information, access device fraud, wrongful disclosure of health information, and aggravated identity theft.  The men are accused of stealing the names and Social Security numbers of patients to file fraudulent income tax returns between September of 2012 and April of 2013.

UPDATE (08/28/2013): A total of 710 patients were affected by the breach on April 16.