Academy Studios


Location

Novato, CA
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 16, 2013
geo: 
Novato, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Personnel records were discarded in a public dumpster after Academy Studios. The non-profit closed in April and many of its assets were sold in an online auction on May 21.  The personnel paperwork included names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, copies of passports, copies of drivers' licenses, I-9 forms, and other employee information.

Source: 
Media

Behavioral Health Network


Location

Springfield, MA
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 4, 2013
geo: 
Springfield, MA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A concerned citizen found medical records in a publicly accessible dumpster.  Behavioral Health Network has a shredding vendor and did not have an explanation for the breach.  Behavioral Health Network picked up the remaining files.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Cornerstone Health Care


Location

High Point North Carolina
1814 Westchester Drive
Hight Point, NC
United States
Phone: 1-336-802-2080
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 11, 2014
geo: 
High Point North Carolina
1814 Westchester Drive
Hight Point, NC
United States
Phone: 1-336-802-2080
Records Breached: 

548

Cornerstone Health Care reported a laptop containing information for 548 patients was stolen from Cornerstone Neurology sometime between December 31, 2013 and January 6, 2014.

The laptop contained protected health information such as patient names, dates of birth, physician names and nerve conduction scan summaries. The laptop did not contain any addresses, billing information, or Social Security numbers. The laptop was not connected to their third party billing company or their electronic health records.

Source: 
Media

Pima County Health Department


Location

Tucson, AZ
United States
32° 13' 18.2748" N, 110° 55' 35.3244" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 21, 2006
geo: 
Tucson, AZ
United States
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

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


Location

Las Vegas, NV
United States
36° 6' 52.7256" N, 115° 10' 22.1376" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 2, 2007
geo: 
Las Vegas, NV
United States
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

University of California, Irvine Medical Center


Location

Irvine, CA
United States
33° 40' 10.074" N, 117° 49' 23.1996" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 11, 2007
geo: 
Irvine, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

287

About 1,600 file boxes stored in an off-site university warehouse were discovered missing. Some of the files included patients' names, addresses, Social Security numbers and medical record numbers.

Source: 
Media

ABC Phones, ACC Communications


Location

Greenville, NC
United States
35° 36' 45.5796" N, 77° 21' 58.8744" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 29, 2007
geo: 
Greenville, NC
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Two men found a box in a dumpster. The cell phone business recently moved and threw away documents that contained personal information from customers. The information contained driver's license numbers, Social Security number, bank accophonesunt numbers, credit card numbers, work and home addresses.

Source: 
Media

People's United Bank


Location

Bridgeport, CT
United States
41° 10' 1.3476" N, 73° 12' 17.406" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 9, 2008
geo: 
Bridgeport, CT
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

For four months, a dumpster diver searched through trash bins outside People's United Bank branches in Fairfield County. He pulled out bags of paperwork with private information, including customers' Social Security numbers and account information.

Source: 
Media

Domino's Pizza


Location

Tucson, AZ
United States
32° 13' 18.2748" N, 110° 55' 35.3244" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 18, 2008
geo: 
Tucson, AZ
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Investigators found credit card numbers blowing in the wind. These piles and papers contained hundreds of old receipts from Domino's Pizza stores. The former owner had been discarding boxes of old records and somehow all those receipts got loose.

Source: 
Media

First Interstate Mortgage Corporation (FIM), Nevada One Corporation (Nevada One)


Location

NV
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 21, 2009
geo: 
NV
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

These mortgage brokers have discarding consumers' tax returns, credit reports, and other sensitive personal and financial information in an unsecured dumpster in December of 2006. Approximately 40 boxes containing consumer records were found in a publicly-accessible dumpster. The records included tax returns, mortgage applications, bank statements, photocopies of credit cards, drivers' licenses, and at least 230 credit reports.

Source: 
NAID
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