Ohio Ethics Commission


Location

Columbus, OH
United States
39° 57' 40.2336" N, 82° 59' 55.6584" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 13, 2006
geo: 
Columbus, OH
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Papers belonging to the Ohio Ethics Commission were found floating on the wind in an alley. The documents are related to state employees' finances and contained SSNs and financial statements. They were supposed to be in the possession of the state archives.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Wisconsin Assembly


Location

Madison, WI
United States
43° 4' 22.9872" N, 89° 24' 4.428" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 2, 2007
geo: 
Madison, WI
United States
Records Breached: 

150 Assembly members and aides

A document containing personal information of Wisconsin Assembly members was stolen from a legislative employee's car while she was exercising at a local gym. It contained names, addresses, and SSNs.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Dearfield Medical Building


Location

Greenwich, CT
United States
41° 1' 35.3496" N, 73° 37' 42.456" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 6, 2007
geo: 
Greenwich, CT
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A box was discovered at inside a trash bin in May and contains information about lab tests and insurance approvals as well as other medical issues, documents are not medical charts, but do contain patient names and contact information.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

American Red Cross


Location

Dallas , TX
United States
32° 48' 10.638" N, 96° 46' 11.7228" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 29, 2007
geo: 
Dallas , TX
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Six boxes were left unattended in a public hallway for more than six hours. The files contained personal information of current and former employees and were placed there by human resources. Names, addresses and social security numbers could have easily been stolen. The files also contained embarrassing information, including disciplinary actions, results from a drug test, a sexual harassment case even someone's criminal record from another state.

Source: 
Media

Norfolk's Community Services Board


Location

Norfolk, VA
United States
36° 50' 48.534" N, 76° 17' 6.7848" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 9, 2008
geo: 
Norfolk, VA
United States
Records Breached: 

30

The personal information of clients of Norfolk's Community Services Board was compromised when a case worker's briefcase was stolen. The briefcase was left in the worker's car in a Virginia Beach parking garage, but someone smashed a window and stole it. It's unclear what information was in the files but that it likely included Social Security numbers.

Source: 
Media

Petroleum Wholesale


Location

Houston, TX
United States
29° 45' 47.8224" N, 95° 21' 47.7792" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 19, 2008
geo: 
Houston, TX
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The company dumped hundreds of records in a publicly accessible trash container outside its former headquarters. The records included receipts with customers' names and full credit or debit card numbers, including expiration dates. The records also included returned checks and forms containing customers' names and bank routing, driver's license and Social Security numbers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

U.S. Consulate


Date Breach Made Public: 
January 27, 2009
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Hundreds of files - with Social Security numbers, bank account numbers and other sensitive U.S. government information - were found in a filing cabinet purchased from the U.S. consulate in Jerusalem through a local auction.

Source: 
Media

Fulton County Board of Registration and Elections


Location

Atlanta, GA
United States
33° 44' 56.382" N, 84° 23' 16.7352" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 5, 2009
geo: 
Atlanta, GA
United States
Records Breached: 

99,000

Boxes were found in a trash bin at Atlanta Technical College. They contained about 75,000 voter registration application cards and 24,000 precinct cards. Many of the documents contained personal information on active voters, such as full names and Social Security numbers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

CLP Skilled Trade Solutions


Location

Palm Springs, FL
United States
26° 38' 9.2436" N, 80° 5' 46.1544" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 7, 2009
geo: 
Palm Springs, FL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Boxes full of documents that had the CLP Skilled Trade Solutions logo on them were found in a dumpster in the back of a Newport Café. Some of the information found included Social Security cards, tax papers, driver's licenses and home IDs. Many of the documents were from a company that CLP acquired a few years ago.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

DRC Physical Therapy Plus


Location

Monticello, NY
United States
41° 39' 20.3292" N, 74° 41' 21.5808" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 23, 2010
geo: 
Monticello, NY
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Officials have seized hundreds, perhaps thousands, of files containing Social Security numbers and other private patient information found dumped outside the shuttered office of DRC Physical Therapy Plus. The manila folders, dating back to at least 1998, include information sheets showing the names, addresses and birth dates of patients and, in some cases, Social Security numbers. Deputies impounded a dump truck loaded with patient files and about a dozen or so boxes stacked inside the bucket of a front-loader.

Source: 
Dataloss DB
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