Elk Grove Unified School District


Location

Elk Grove, CA
United States
38° 24' 31.6764" N, 121° 22' 17.8248" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 4, 2009
geo: 
Elk Grove, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

520

A document with the Social Security numbers of more than 500 Elk Grove Unified School District employees was lost by a district employee.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Northern California dumpsters Bay Area to Central Valley


Location

San Francisco, CA
United States
37° 46' 29.748" N, 122° 25' 9.8976" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 10, 2009
geo: 
San Francisco, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

1,500

A criminal complaint filed against 30-year-old suspect claims that he made more than 1,000 fake ID cards that he used to rip off people, stores and banks. He also allegedly admitted to stealing the identities of more than 500 people all across Northern California, ranging from the Bay Area to the Central Valley. Federal agents say the man said it was easy to find new victims: All he needed to do was visit a local bank and search their dumpsters.

Source: 
Media

Starling Insurance and Associates


Location

Colorado Springs, CO
United States
38° 50' 1.9752" N, 104° 49' 16.9068" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 15, 2008
geo: 
Colorado Springs, CO
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A server stolen from the locked offices contained names, addresses and Social Security numbers, dates of birth, driver's license numbers and/or account information for an unspecified number of customers.

Source: 
Media

Room Store


Location

Annapolis, MD
United States
38° 58' 42.402" N, 76° 29' 31.8588" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 13, 2010
geo: 
Annapolis, MD
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A Maryland man found his own credit application lying on the ground near a dumpster.  The dumpster contained thousands of old credit applications and some newer ones.  The information included Social Security numbers, driver's licence numbers, names, addresses, and phone numbers.  Room Store employees were doing a massive cleanup and unknowingly dumped the bag of documents without shredding them.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Eastern Connecticut Health Network Pension Plan


Location

Manchester, CT
United States
41° 46' 33.3552" N, 72° 31' 17.31" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 28, 2010
geo: 
Manchester, CT
United States
Records Breached: 

3,178

Mercer, the firm's consulting group, provided a subcontractor with a file containing Pension Plan participant addresses and Social Security numbers. The Social Security numbers were exposed on the mailing label.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Holyoke Medical Center, Caritas Carney Hospital, Milton Hospital, Milford Hospital


Location

Georgetown, MA
United States
42° 43' 30" N, 70° 59' 30.0012" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 13, 2010
geo: 
Georgetown, MA
United States
Extra Info: 

At least 32,750 files were found at the Georgetown Transfer Station in Georgetown, MA. Holyoke Medical Center is located in Holyoke, MA. Carney Hospital is located in Dorchester, MA. Milton Hospital is located in Milton, MA. Milford Hospital is located in Milford, MA.

 

Records Breached: 

45,600

A large pile of medical records was found at Georgetown Transfer Station public dump. The reports contained names, addresses, diagnosis, Social Security numbers, and insurance information. A medical billing company known as Goldthwait Associates is believed to be responsible. The medical records are mostly from pathology patients served at the hospitals between 2007 and March of 2010.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Gulf Pines Hospital


Location

Port St. Joe, FL
United States
29° 48' 52.9992" N, 85° 17' 49.9992" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 4, 2010
geo: 
Port St. Joe, FL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Former employees are concerned that the hospital was not properly cleared before being sold. People reported abandoned files in the middle of the hospital. An emergency room log, driver's license information, Social Security numbers and other personal files were left in the hospital. Patient medical records were removed. The buyer of the property was contacted, but did not return phone calls.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Thai Cafe


Location

Indianapolis, IN
United States
39° 46' 6.1572" N, 86° 9' 28.9512" W
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

Weyerhaeuser Company


Location

Washington, DC
United States
38° 53' 42.4032" N, 77° 2' 10.9176" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 10, 2006
geo: 
Washington, DC
United States
Records Breached: 
1,597
A book containing payroll data was stolen.
Source: 
Dataloss DB

Greenville South Carolina County School District


Location

Greenville, SC
United States
34° 51' 9.4248" N, 82° 23' 38.436" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 20, 2007
geo: 
Greenville, SC
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Boxes of personnel records were inadvertently left unsecured during renovations. Ten boxes held the names and Social Security numbers of teachers employed by the district between 1972 and 1990. Other boxes contained personnel records through 1998. District officials secured the boxes after receiving an anonymous call about the mistake.

Source: 
Dataloss DB
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