Jackson Hewitt

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 18, 2010
geo: 
Jacksonville , FL
United States
Florida US
Extra Info: 

Clients and employees of the Jackson Hewitt at the Southside office plaza were affected.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

An employee discovered old customer and employee documents in the dumpster behind the office.  The documents included employees' W-2 forms, personal bank statements and some tax information from customers.  The former owner admitted to being responsible and eventually had the documents shredded.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Cumberland Gastroenterology P.S.C.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 19, 2010
geo: 
Somerset , KY
United States
Kentucky US
Records Breached: 

2,207 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

Paper records were stolen on September 18. The records contained protected health information.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Norman Pediactric Associates and Norman Urology

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 21, 2010
geo: 
Norman , OK
United States
Oklahoma US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Hundreds of intact medical records and Social Security numbers of oncology patients were found at the Norman Recycling Center. Both organizations believe a common paper shredding company is at fault.  The files were returned to the organizations and affected patients will be contacted.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

California Men's Colony (CMC)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 21, 2010
geo: 
San Luis Obispo , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

8

An attorney mishandled the records of eight inmates who had been found guilty of murder. The names, criminal history, psychological evaluations, Social Security numbers and observations about their family relationships and behavior in prison were found in a public dumpster.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Individual Tax Preparer

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 28, 2010
geo: 
Laurinburg , NC
United States
North Carolina US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Eight cabinets full of tax records were stolen from a residence.  The records belonged to a deceased tax preparer named Ester Gaino and go back to at least five years ago.  It seems that the thief or thieves were looking for information that could be used to commit identity theft.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Thai Cafe

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 1, 2010
geo: 
Indianapolis , IN
United States
Indiana US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An Indianapolis school noticed that their dumpster was being used by someone else. A box of personal information from the Thai Cafe was found to have been illegally dumped. School officials discovered complete payroll stubs from 2000 inside the box and contacted the restaurant owner. The ex-spouse of the restaurant owner apologized for the illegal dumping and claimed that the disposal was handled by a third party.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Anderson College

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 4, 2005
geo: 
Anderson , NC
United States
North Carolina US
Records Breached: 

800

A bag with student resident hall assignments was found on campus. The paperwork also had the students' Social Security numbers. The documents were destroyed and a new program that will prevent unauthorized faculty and staff from accessing student Social Security numbers was developed.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Madison Area Technical College

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 5, 2005
geo: 
Madison , WI
United States
Wisconsin US
Records Breached: 

100

A news crew found around 100 applications in a MATC dumpster. The applications showed names, contact information, Social Security numbers, birth dates, academic records and canceled checks. The applications and transcripts go back to at least 2002. The College agreed to lock the dumpster and destroy documents in a trash compactor on a more frequent basis. It did not state that it would begin shredding documents before dumping them.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 9, 2005
geo: 
Dallas , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A truck driver lost thousands of Federal Reserve Bank checks headed to Houston. It seems that the back door of the truck was not closed when the driver left the loading area. Paid and canceled checks with Social Security numbers, names, addresses and signatures were scattered on the highway between Dallas and Houston. Most of the checks were not recovered.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 22, 2005
geo: 
San Francisco , CA
United States
California US
Extra Info: 

Taxpayers in Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Ohio, Oregon, Utah, Virginia, Washington and Wyoming may have been affected.

Records Breached: 

30,000

A truck carrying checks with tax information for the self-employed was involved in an accident on the San Mateo Bridge. Wind blew about 30,000 pieces of mail into the bay and beyond. The IRS agreed to waive penalties and interest for anyone whose payment was affected.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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