James A. Haley Veterans Hospital


Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 7, 2011
geo: 
Tampa Bay , FL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

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

Hundreds of paper patient forms were compromised in May.  An off-duty Tampa police officer discovered the records in a Motel 6 in May. The occupants of the motel room were detained on identity theft charges.  The forms contained patient names, Social Security numbers, and dates of birth. The papers included Turbo Tax cards, receipts, and medical records from the Veterans Affairs hospital. At least one veteran had a fraudulent debit card charge.