North Macomb PLUS Office, Southwest Macomb PLUS Office


Location

MI
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 1, 2011
geo: 
MI
United States
Records Breached: 

14,000 (Unknown number of Social Security numbers)

Almost 14,000 documents related to drivers license and state identification applications were stolen from two separate offices over a total of two years.  The applications included names, dates of birth, addresses, and in some cases Social Security numbers.  The documents were stolen in May or June from secured areas at the North Macomb PLUS Office in Chesterfield Township and from the Southwest Macomb PLUS Office in Warren.  The information dates back to 2009.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Indigo Joes'


Location

Shelby, AL
United States
33° 6' 37.4256" N, 86° 35' 2.9364" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 26, 2011
geo: 
Shelby, AL
United States
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

Open MRI of Chicago, Nation Wise Machine Buyers


Location

Columbus, GA
United States
32° 27' 39.5136" N, 84° 59' 15.7524" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 12, 2012
geo: 
Chicago, IL
United States
Records Breached: 

2,000 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

The improper disposal of paper documents resulted in the exposure of health and/or other personal information.  The breach was discovered on September 6, 2011.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles


Location

Lawrence, MA
United States
42° 42' 25.326" N, 71° 9' 47.2104" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 6, 2012
geo: 
Lawrence, MA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Two masked men stole several bags of documents and records from a state courier truck outside the Lawrence Registry of Motor Vehicle (RMV) branch on Wednesday April 4.  However, the trash included records from the Wilmington branch of the RMV. Registration transactions, duplicate titles, crash reports, citation payments, rebate requests, and municipal parking records from transactions that occurred between Friday March, 30 and Monday, April 2 were stolen.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Sears Portrait Studio


Location

Trotwood, OH
United States
39° 47' 50.2044" N, 84° 18' 40.7988" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 23, 2012
geo: 
Trotwood, OH
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An interesting photo caught the attention of a man passing by a trash container.  The photo was among other photos, names, phone numbers, and receipts.  The records were tracked to Sears Portrait Studio and the man eventually contacted the local media after failing to get a response from the company.  Sears responded to media inquiries and claimed that this was an unusual incident that was against company policy.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

First Republic Bank


Location

San Francisco, CA
United States
37° 46' 29.748" N, 122° 25' 9.8976" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 14, 2012
geo: 
San Francisco, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Sensitive information that may have been in the form of paper records was improperly disposed of on August 2.  Client names, account types, account numbers, tax payer identification numbers, and Social Security numbers may have been exposed.  

Source: 
California Attorney General

AutoCarry


Location

North Bergen, NJ
United States
40° 47' 39.03" N, 74° 1' 29.856" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 12, 2012
geo: 
North Bergen, NJ
United States
Records Breached: 

100

An office burglary that occurred on October 10 resulted in the exposure of customer information.  Paper documents that contained credit card numbers, addresses, and other personal information were taken.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

The Children's Center


Location

Ammon, ID
United States
43° 28' 10.6932" N, 111° 57' 59.8896" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 21, 2012
geo: 
Ammon, ID
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An employee of Grand Teton Storage removed documents from The Children's Center's storage facility after they failed to pay storage bills.  A concerned citizen found seven boxes of the old medical records and other personal information next to a dumpster.  The information was seven to eight years old and included names, Social Security numbers, addresses, dates of birth, and payroll information.  A Grand Teton Storage employee acknowledged that a mistake had been made and the employee who improperly disposed of the records will face disciplinary action.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Lakeshore Mental Health Institute, Middle Tennessee Mental Health Institute


Location

Knoxville, TN
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 1, 2013
geo: 
Knoxville, TN
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Patient records were found on the floor at an abandoned hospital building named Waterside.  The woman who discovered them was a former Lakeshore employee and she alerted a local news station.  Names, Social Security information, case numbers, dates of birth, and other patient information were exposed.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Henry Ford Health System


Location

Detroit, MI
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 23, 2013
geo: 
Detroit, MI
United States
Records Breached: 

15,417 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A warehouse that was not owned by Henry Ford Health System was raided for old X-rays.  X-rays can be stripped for silver and these medical X-rays also contained the names, addresses, and dates of birth of patients of Henry Ford Health System.  The X-rays dated between 1996 and 2003.  Henry Ford Health System learned about the issue on May 24.

Source: 
Media
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