Maine State Lottery Commission

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 1, 2007
geo: 
Hallowell , ME
United States
Maine US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Documents containing personal information such as names, Social Security numbers, references to workers compensation claim records, psychiatric and other medical records, and police background checks were found in a dumpster.

Source: 
Media

University of California, Irvine Medical Center

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 11, 2007
geo: 
Irvine , CA
United States
California US
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

Yuma Elementary School District No. 1

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 18, 2007
geo: 
Yuma , AZ
United States
Arizona US
Records Breached: 

91

SSNs of 91 substitute teachers were stolen May 7 when a district employee's car was broken into and a brief case was taken containing payroll reports. The reports did not include bank account information..

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Check into Cash

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 23, 2007
geo: 
Champaign , IL
United States
Illinois US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Consumer loan documents and related reports were found in a trash bin behind the shopping center where Check into Cash is located. Documents contained Social Security numbers, addresses, copies of driver's licenses and other personal information of the company's customers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Gadsden State Community College

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 3, 2007
geo: 
College Gadsden , AL
United States
Alabama US
Records Breached: 

400

Students who took an Art Appreciation class at the Ayers Campus between 2005 and 2006 had their names, grades and Social Security numbers scattered across a local business' driveway.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Select Physical Therapy

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 10, 2008
geo: 
Levelland , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 

4,000

The company dumped about 4,000 pieces of sensitive customer information in garbage containers behind its facility. The records included Social Security numbers, credit and debit card account numbers, names, addresses and telephone numbers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

New Hampshire Department of Corrections

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 4, 2009
geo: 
Laconia , NH
United States
New Hampshire US
Records Breached: 

1,000

A 64-page list containing the names and Social Security numbers of about 1,000 employees of the state Department of Corrections ended up under the mattress of a minimum security prisoner. The prison contracts with vendors to shred documents and investigators are trying to find out why documents were not destroyed.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Armed Forces Recruiting Center

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 31, 2010
geo: 
Cape Girardeau , MO
United States
Missouri US
Records Breached: 

Unknown (8 SSNs reported)

Dozens of records with high school diplomas were found in a dumpster outside of the recruiting center on William Street. In eight cases, copies of people's birth certificates, Social Security cards, or both were also with their diplomas.

Source: 
Media

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

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