Veterans Administration Medical Center (Biloxi)

Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 16, 2011
Biloxi , MS
United States
Mississippi US
Records Breached: 


Breach Total Number: 
1 814
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Type of breach: 

The VA believes an employee's office at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Biloxi was inappropriately accessed without proper authorization on July 21.  A number of medical files with veteran names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth and other personal information like medical diagnoses were found spread on the office floor.  The breach could affect veterans, deceased veterans and VA employees in seven counties in southern Mississippi, four counties in southern Alabama, and seven counties in the Florida Panhandle.