Lake County residents and Major League Baseball players

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 20, 2006
geo: 
Northbrook , IL
United States
Illinois US
Records Breached: 

27 residents of Lake County, 90 Major League Baseball players

A Chicago man apparently removed documents from a trash bin outside SFX Baseball Inc., a sports agency that deals with Major League Baseball. Some current and former MLB players and county residents were affected.He used information from the documents to commit identity theft. Information found during a search of the thief's home included SSNs, dates of birth, canceled paychecks, obituaries, and infant death records.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

U.S. State Department

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 28, 2006
geo: 
Washington , DC
United States
District Of Columbia US
Records Breached: 

700

A bag containing approximately 700 completed passport applications, which included Social Security numbers, was reported missing on December 1. The bag, which was supposed to be shipped to Charlotte, NC, was found later in the month at Los Angeles International Airport.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Deaconess Hospital

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 27, 2006
geo: 
Evansville , IN
United States
Indiana US
Records Breached: 

128 patients

A computer missing from the hospital holds personal information, including SSNs, of 128 respiratory therapy patients.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

News accounts are not clear as to source, but thought to be a realty office

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 2, 2007
geo: 
Las Vegas , NV
United States
Nevada US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

About 40 boxes of financial paperwork, thought to be from loan applications, was found in a dumpster. One of the boxes visible to news reporters was said to contain paperwork with bank account details, photocopies of driver's licenses, SSNs and other private information.

Source: 
Media

Movie Gallery US

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 25, 2006
geo: 
Gastonia , NC
United States
North Carolina US
Records Breached: 

3,800

A large number of Movie Gallery's files and videos were found in a dumpster. The files contained personal information of people employed by Movie Gallery and people applying for jobs at the video store as well as people applying for movie rental membership. Movie Gallery has agreed to pay $50,000 to the State of NC for the breach.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Several Indianapolis pharmacies

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 22, 2006
geo: 
Indianapolis , IN
United States
Indiana US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Earlier this year a local TV reporter from WTHR found that dozens of pharmacies disposed of customer records in unsecured garbage bins. Now the Indiana Board of Pharmacy has launched an investigation of 30 pharmacies. Both the Board and the Attorney General say that the pharmacies violated state law.

Source: 
Media

Pima County Health Department

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 21, 2006
geo: 
Tucson , AZ
United States
Arizona US
Records Breached: 

2,500 (no SSNs or financial information reported)

Vaccination records on 2,500 clients had been left in the trunk of a car that was stolen Sept. 12. The car and records have since been recovered. Records included names, dates of birth and ZIP codes, but no SSNs or addresses.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Los Angeles County Department of Social Services

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 2, 2006
geo: 
Los Angeles , CA
United States
California US
Extra Info: 

It is unclear if this is the same incident that involved the information of 94,000 people being left next to a recycling bin outside of the Department of Public Social Services in January of 2006.

Records Breached: 

Potentially 2,000,000

File boxes containing names, dependents, Social Security numbers, telephone numbers, medical information, employer, W-2, and date of birth were left unattended for at least one month.  This affects employees and clients.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

California Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 11, 2006
geo: 
Sacramento , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Mailed applications of DCA licensees or prospective licensees for CA state boards and commissions were stolen. The forms include full or partial Social Security numbers, driver's license numbers, and potentially payment checks.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

University of Michigan Credit Union

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 8, 2006
geo: 
Ann Arbor , MI
United States
Michigan US
Records Breached: 

5,000

Paper documents containing personal information of credit union members were stolen from a storage room. The documents were supposed to have been digitally imaged and then shredded. Instead, they were stolen and used to perpetrate identity theft.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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