Methodist Hospital



Location

Houston, TX
United States
29° 45' 36.6948" N, 95° 22' 9.804" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 9, 2011
geo: 
Houston, TX
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Three people are accused of using cancer and transplant patient files from Methodist Hospital to make fraudulent purchases.  A dishonest employee took the birth dates and Social Security numbers of patients and passed them along to two co-conspirators.  The trio then opened accounts and took out loans in the names of at least five patients.  They face life in prison if convicted.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net
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