Riverview Gardens School District

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 24, 2010
geo: 
St. Louis , MO
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Hundreds of documents with student Social Security numbers, pictures, phone numbers and ages were left near a dumpster.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

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
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

Essex Youth Commision Summer Program

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 4, 2010
geo: 
Essex , MA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Paper records and digital files with personal health and personally identifiable information from youth participants, parents and staff were reported missing.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Turley's Restaurant

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 20, 2010
geo: 
Boulder , CO
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The owner of Turley's Restaurant went to recycle old employee files. After seeing that the dumpster was full, the owner then left boxes of intact files from former employees near the dumpster. The files included Social Security numbers, birth dates and phone numbers.

Source: 
NAID

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
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
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
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

Oklahoma Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 17, 2010
geo: 
Oklahoma City , OK
United States
Records Breached: 

1,950

An employee noticed that some pages were missing from a laboratory log book on October 15.  The pages may have contained the names, last four digits of Social Security numbers, appointment information and tests of 1,950 VAMC visitors.  Veterans who visited between January 1 and October 8 may have been affected.  The military believes the most likely cause of the loss is that the pages were shredded.

UPDATE (12/2/10): An VA investigation determined that the information was most likely accidentally shredded.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Education Department, Department of Veterans Affairs

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 16, 2010
geo: 
Bronx , NY
United States
Records Breached: 
146
A box was left unsecured during an October 25 relocation. Employee names and Social Security numbers may have been accessed by volunteers and employees during that time. The information was from employees who took the Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) test.
Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

All Star Lanes

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 16, 2010
geo: 
Salina , KS
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A laptop and money bag were stolen during a burglary that occurred between November 14 and November 15.  The bag had thousands of dollar in cash, checks and credit card transactions.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

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