Indigo Joes'

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 26, 2011
geo: 
Shelby , AL
United States
Alabama US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The information of hundreds of people was discovered in a trash storage location.  The documents appear to be connected to employees of a defunct restaurant named Indigo Joes'.  Paycheck stubs, Social Security numbers, Driver's licenses, and other personal information were discovered.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Muskogee Regional Medical Center

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 6, 2012
geo: 
Muskogee , OK
United States
Oklahoma US
Extra Info: 

Patients with questions may call 1-800-722-9608 between December 2011 and March 2012.

Records Breached: 

844 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A binder containing forms with flu test results for 2011 went missing sometime around December 5, 2011.  It contained the information of patients who received a flu test between January 1, 2011, and December 5, 2011.  patient names, internal hospital department and internal account numbers, gender, medical record numbers, dates of birth, age, dates of tests, and flu test results.  

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

St. Elizabeth's Medical Center

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 9, 2012
geo: 
Boston , MA
United States
Massachusetts US
Records Breached: 

6,831

St. Elizabeth's Medical Center became aware of sensitive paperwork that was found exposed miles away from the medical center's Brighton campus.  St. Elizabeth's immediately sent someone to recover the documents.  It is unclear how the documents ended up in the area and a vendor may have been the source of the breach.  The types of information exposed were not revealed.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Cardinal Fitness

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 9, 2012
geo: 
Indianapolis , IN
United States
Indiana US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Receipts, credit card numbers, addresses, phone numbers, and other information were found in an easily accessible dumpster that sat outside the closed fitness center.  A local news station was contacted and followed up on the story.  The dumpster was removed, but it is unclear if the documents were properly disposed. The news story received attention from the attorney general's office and Cardinal Fitness may now face a fine of up to $305,000 for dumping the information.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Employ Bridge (Staffing Solutions), Tempo Real Estate Corporation

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 9, 2012
geo: 
Atlanta , GA
United States
Georgia US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Thousands of personal documents were found in a recycling dumpster.  The documents likely contained employment information such as full names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, and work histories. They were taken from an office in Alpharetta without the company's knowledge or permission.  A landlord with Temp Real Estate Corporation sent a cleaning crew to clean out the office after incorrectly believing Employ Bridge's lease had expired. 

Source: 
Media

Doshi Diagnostic Center

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 15, 2012
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
New York US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Sensitive documents were placed in public trash bags.  The bags were opened and the documents were found scattered across a sidewalk.  Confidential patient records which included names, Social Security numbers, unemployment compensation records, copies of benefits cards, and other patient personal information were exposed. Patients dating back to 2006 were affected. 

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Mo' Money Taxes

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 21, 2012
geo: 
Memphis , TN
United States
Tennessee US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Thousands of documents with sensitive information were found in a publicly accessible dumpster. An investigation began on February 20 when officers were alerted to three dumpsters filled with documents dating back to 2005.  The information included Social Security numbers, driver's licenses, phone numbers, and addresses. The landlord of the space leased by Mo' Money appears to have mistakenly cleaned out the office space before Mo' Money's shredding service could access the documents. The IRS is now conducting a federal investigation related to identity theft.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Robley Rex VA Medical Center

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 27, 2012
geo: 
Louisville , KY
United States
Kentucky US
Records Breached: 

1,182

Documents with names, Social Security numbers, and discharge dates of veterans were discovered unattended in the lobby entrance of Robley Rex VA. An extensive review was conducted by VA officials and they concluded there was no reason to believe any information was misused or that any malicious activity was involved.  Neither the reason for the breach nor the details of the breach discovery were revealed.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Kern Medical Center

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 5, 2012
geo: 
Bakersfield , CA
United States
California US
Extra Info: 

Concerned patients may call 1-877-800-5530 or contact KMC by email at breachinfo@kernmedctr.com.

Records Breached: 

1,500 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A resident physician printed out the records of 1,500 patients for research purposes.  The paper records were stored in a computer bag and the bag was stolen from the physician's car on February 25.  The records contained names, health information, and test results. They may have also contained the insurance information of some patients.

UPDATE (4/20/2012): Medical record numbers, dates of treatments, diagnoses sites, cocci clinical numbers, and test results for HIV, AIDS, Hepatitis, and pregnancy may have also been exposed.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Gila County Health and Emergency Services (Payson WIC Office)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 7, 2012
geo: 
Payson , AZ
United States
Arizona US
Records Breached: 

1,000

A woman found thousands of applications for Women, infants, and Children (WIC) support in a dumpster.  Around 1,000 documents were originally reported in the dumpster.  Additional documents were discovered when a local news team joined the woman at the dumpster a few days later. The applications included copies of drivers licenses, Social Security numbers, medical information, and many other types of sensitive information.  An employee of the state agency said that the forms would normally be properly shredded, but were thrown out in a hurry without being checked.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

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