Dr, Charles Kay of Orchard Family Practice

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 16, 2006
geo: 
Englewood , CO
United States
Colorado US
Records Breached: 

"Hundreds"

Sheriff's deputies evicting Dr. Charles Kay put files from his office in a nearby parking lot. In a news report, Dr. Kay said he had removed the patient files but not the business files.

Source: 
Media

City of Visalia, Recreation Division

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 17, 2006
geo: 
Visalia , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

200 current and former employees

Personally identifiable information of approximately 200 current and former Visalia Recreation Department employees was exposed when copies of city documents were found scattered on a city street.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Empire Equity Group

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 26, 2006
geo: 
Charlotte , NC
United States
North Carolina US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Mortgage files that included personal financial details about loan applicants were found in a dumpster. Empire Equity will pay $12,500 to the State of NC.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Home Finance & Mortgage, Inc.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 9, 2006
geo: 
Cornelius , NC
United States
North Carolina US
Records Breached: 

146

The company dumped files containing names, addresses, Social Security numbers, credit card numbers, and bank account numbers of people who had applied for mortgage loans. Home Finance and its owners have agreed to pay the State of NC $3,000 for their violations.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Administration for Children's Services

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 20, 2006
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
New York US
Records Breached: 

200 (No reports of SSNs or financial information)

More than 200 case files from the Emergency Children's Services Unit of ACS were found on the street in a plastic garbage bag. The files contain sensitive information of families, social workers and police officers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Nassau Community College

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 5, 2006
geo: 
Garden City , NY
United States
New York US
Records Breached: 

21,000

A printout is missing that contains information about each of NCC's 21,000 students, including names, SSNs, addresses, and phone numbers. It disappeared from a desk in the Student Activities Office.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Premier Bank

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 6, 2006
geo: 
Columbia , MO
United States
Missouri US
Extra Info: 

 Headquarters in Jefferson City, MO

Records Breached: 

1,800 customers

A report was stolen the evening of Nov. 16 from the car of the bank's VP and CFO while employees were celebrating an award received by the bank. The document contained names and account numbers of customers, but reportedly no SSNs.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

St. Vrain Valley School District

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 14, 2006
geo: 
Longmont , CO
United States
Colorado US
Records Breached: 

600 students

Paper records containing student information were stolen, along with a laptop, from a nurse's car Nov. 20. Personal information included students' names, dates of birth, names of their schools, what grade they are in, their Medicaid numbers (presumably SSNs), and their parents' names. The laptop contained no personal data.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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

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