Kunz Opera House

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 3, 2011
geo: 
Pinckneyville , IL
United States
Illinois US
Extra Info: 

ER patients in Metropolis and Staunton who saw Dr. Tim Mathis may have been affected.

Records Breached: 

4200 (Unknown number SSNs)

A physician kept 14 boxes of medical records from former patients in the front window of his building.  A fire that struck the building, the Kunz Opera House, damaged the records and personal property.  Some records were found in the street.  An unspecified number of the damaged records were then buried in a secure location. 

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 4, 2011
geo: 
Philadelphia , PA
United States
Pennsylvania US
Extra Info: 

The Hospital's notice can be read here.

Records Breached: 

3,150 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

On September 6, X-ray films were stolen from the Hospital by thieves posing as representatives of an X-ray recycling vendor.  The thieves were most likely looking to strip the silver from the old films.  If any information had been taken from the X-rays it would include patient names, gender, dates of birth, dates of services, medical record numbers, and areas x-rayed. 

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

Accurate Accounting

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 30, 2012
geo: 
Hesperia , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A member of law enforcement found a black canvas bag full of payroll files.  The bag may have been stolen or misplaced and carried worker names, Social Security numbers, and other personnel information related to taxes. Stacks of files were photographed behind Accurate Accounting. This led to the belief that the files had not been properly stored.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Physicians Automated Laboratory

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 24, 2012
geo: 
Bakersfield , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

745 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

An office burglary on or around March 26 resulted in the exposure of patient information.  Patient files containing names, phone numbers, dates of birth, addresses, and lab work were stolen from a laboratory. It is unclear why affected patients were not notified until two months after the incident.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Valencia Self Storage

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 2, 2012
geo: 
Valencia , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Two people were charged with stealing more than $16,000 from 20 businesses and individuals in the Santa Clarita Valley area.  The man and woman were able to commit identity theft and run a check counterfeiting operation by retrieving and reassembling shredded checks from the trash bin of Valencia Self Storage.  Hundreds of bank account numbers, fake and stolen IDs and identity profiles, check making equipment, and counterfeiting checks were discovered at their residence.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

LA Fitness, Fitness 1

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 12, 2012
geo: 
Phoenix , AZ
United States
Arizona US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A concerned citizen found a dumpster overflowing with old gym memberships.  Member credit card information, Social Security numbers, addresses, and other information.  The information dates back from the late 1990s and early 2000s.  Memberships were originally from Fitness 1, but Fitness 1 sold the location to LA Fitness in 2000.  The hundreds of sensitive documents appear to have been abandoned by LA Fitness when it vacated the space.  A former Fitness 1 attorney took the exposed documents out of the dumpster after the discovery.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

California Department of Public Health, Bakersfield Memorial Hospital

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 5, 2012
geo: 
Bakersfield , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The theft of a binder from an employee's car resulted in the exposure of sensitive patient information.  The binder was stolen on or around May 7 and had information from a survey conducted at the Bakersfield Memorial Hospital.  Patient names, dates of birth, ages, medications, room numbers, and medical record numbers were exposed.

Source: 
California Attorney General

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