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

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

Denver Election Commission

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 11, 2006
geo: 
Denver , CO
United States
Colorado US
Records Breached: 

150,000

Records containing personal information on more than 150,000 voters are missing at city election offices. The microfilmed voter registration files from 1989 to 1998 were in a 500-pound cabinet that disappeared when the commission moved to new offices in February. The files contain voters' Social Security numbers, addresses and other personal information.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

California Department of Health Services (CDHS)

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 16, 2006
geo: 
Sacramento , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

1,550

CDHS documents were inappropriately emptied from an employee's cubicle on June 5 and 9 rather than shredded. The documents contained state employees and other individuals applying for employment with the state including names, addresses, Social Security numbers and home and work telephone numbers. They were mostly expired state employment certification lists, but also included requests for personnel action, copies of e-mail messages and handwritten notes.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

California Department of Health Services (CDHS)

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 17, 2006
geo: 
Sacramento , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

1,550

On June 12, a box of Medi-Cal forms from December 2005 were found in the cubicle of a California Dept. of Health Services employee. The claim forms contained the names, addresses, Social Security numbers and prescriptions for beneficiaries or their family members.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

US Bank

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 1, 2006
geo: 
Covington , KY
United States
Kentucky US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A bank employee's briefcase was stolen from the employee's car with documents containing names, phone numbers, and SSNs of customers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

PSA HealthCare

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 4, 2006
geo: 
Norcross , GA
United States
Georgia US
Extra Info: 

(866) 752-5259

Records Breached: 

51,000 current and former patients

A company laptop was stolen from an employee's vehicle in a public parking lot July 15. It contained names, addresses, SSNs, and medical diagnostic and treatment information used in reimbursement claims.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Linens 'n Things

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 8, 2006
geo: 
Sterling , VA
United States
Virginia US
Records Breached: 

90

A folder holding about 90 receipts was missing from the store. Receipts included full credit or debit account number and name of the card holder.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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