St. James Hospital and Health Centers


Location

Chicago, IL
United States
41° 52' 41.2104" N, 87° 37' 47.2728" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 11, 2010
geo: 
Chicago, IL
United States
Records Breached: 
967 (No SSNs or financial information reported)
The improper disposal of paper documents may have left the health information of patients of Saint James Hospital and Health Centers exposed. The incident occurred on or around August 10.
Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Oregon Community Credit Union


Location

Springfield, OR
United States
44° 2' 46.4496" N, 123° 1' 19.3044" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 9, 2005
geo: 
Springfield, OR
United States
Records Breached: 

200

A packet of insurance forms with names, Social Security numbers and addresses of around 200 Oregon Community Credit Union employees was inside of a stolen car. Someone tried to use the identity of an employee after the theft.  The company is on alert and purchased extended identity theft insurance for those who were affected by the theft.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

State Department of Labor and Industries, Washington State Employees Credit Union, Court of Appeals


Location

Tacoma, WA
United States
47° 15' 10.3572" N, 122° 26' 39.4476" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 1, 2010
geo: 
Tacoma, WA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Confidential paper files from at least three tenants of the state-owned Rhodes Building were found in an unsecured recycling bin. Some documents included names, Social Security numbers, checking account information, health information and dates of birth. A news report claimed the documents numbered in the dozens. Representatives for some of the organizations claimed that the files were supposed to be shredded.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Harvard University


Location

Cambridge, MA
United States
42° 22' 21.504" N, 71° 6' 34.7508" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 14, 2007
geo: 
Cambridge, MA
United States
Records Breached: 

56

Folders containing information about students from the University's Division of Continuing Education were lost. The folders were from the previous year and included names, Social Security numbers, Harvard ID numbers, dates of birth, addresses, email addresses and phone numbers. Some of the folders contained additional information about the students and their dependents, spouses or parents. The information did not include credit card numbers. The University speculates that the folders were placed in a file cabinet that was later recycled.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Ember Corporation


Location

Boston, MA
United States
42° 21' 30.3516" N, 71° 3' 35.1828" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 26, 2011
geo: 
Boston, MA
United States
Records Breached: 

50

Ember received a package that had been sent from Ceridian via Federal Express.  The package appeared to have been tampered with.  Ceridian processes Ember's payroll information and the package contained individual W-2 forms for current and former Ember employees.  Two corners of the package had opened and the contents were wrinkled, but no documents appeared to be missing or opened. Ember warned its employees that their names, Social Security numbers, addresses and 2010 payroll information may have been exposed.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Central Brooklyn Medical Group PC, Preferred Health Partners


Location

New York, NY
United States
40° 42' 51.6708" N, 74° 0' 21.5028" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 14, 2011
geo: 
New York, NY
United States
Records Breached: 

500 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

On August 3, 2010 paper records were discovered stolen. It is not clear who the paper records belonged to, where they were stolen from, and what type of information the records contained. 

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

The VA Caribbean Healthcare System


Location

San Juan, PR
United States
18° 27' 58.8024" N, 66° 6' 20.5992" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 9, 2011
geo: 
San Juan, PR
United States
Extra Info: 

Veteran patients with questions may call 855-735-8888.

Records Breached: 

6,006 (1,691 people received credit monitoring services)

Veterans and staff had their personal information left unsecured in an open area in the San Juan VA Medical Center. Some of the information included patient care assignment documents with names and Social Security numbers an counseling letters.  It is not clear what type of staff information was exposed.  The information was supposed to have been shredded.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Northwestern Counseling and Support Services


Location

St. Albans, VT
United States
44° 48' 34.9992" N, 73° 5' 13.9992" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 23, 2011
geo: 
St. Albans, VT
United States
Records Breached: 

12

A thief stole a petty cash lockbox from Northwestern Counseling's office sometime between June 18 and June 27.  The lockbox contained cash, as well as itemized receipts with client Social Security numbers.  Affected clients were notified of the breach in early July.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Eaton Group


Locations

Baton Rouge, LA
United States
30° 27' 29.8188" N, 91° 8' 25.152" W
Baton Rouge, LA
United States
30° 27' 29.8188" N, 91° 8' 25.152" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 27, 2011
geo: 
Baton Rouge, LA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A local news team was alerted to a group of scattered documents near a lake and an interstate.  Most of the documents were labeled with an "Eaton Group" stamp.  The owner of the law group and collection service was not sure how the documents came to be exposed rather than properly disposed of.  The court case documents exposed names, Social Security numbers, addresses, bank statements, bank account numbers, Mastercard account numbers, and other sensitive information.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

New York Police Department - 40th Precinct


Location

Irving, TX
United States
32° 48' 50.4648" N, 96° 56' 56.022" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 4, 2012
geo: 
New York, NY
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A precinct employee trashed a number of documents after they had been damaged by a flood in the basement of the building.  Dumpster divers found the documents and reported that they were readable.  The documents, which contained at least one domestic violence report, stolen property records, criminal complaints, and mug shots, were then recovered, secured, and presumably shredded.

Source: 
Databreaches.net
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