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
Colorado US
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

Payday Loan Stores of Illinois, PLS Financial

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 18, 2010
geo: 
Chicago , IL
United States
Illinois US
Records Breached: 

369

Payday Loan Stores (PLS) was fined $1,107,000 for failing to protect consumer information.  In April of 2010, three boxes of documents were found by police at a dumpster near a Payday Loan Store. According to the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, "the discarded documents contained personal customer information, including Social Security numbers and copies of driver's licenses."

Source: 
NAID

The Kent Center

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 21, 2010
geo: 
Warwick , RI
United States
Rhode Island US
Records Breached: 

1,361 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A briefcase with patient records was stolen from a clinician's car on July 13. The lost documents included client names, dates of birth and some clinical information. The patient records do not appear to have been the target of the theft since other cars were broken into during that night.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

United HealthGroup

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 6, 2010
geo: 
Minneapolis , MN
United States
Minnesota US
Records Breached: 

735 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

It appears that a breach involving paper records and categorized by the Health and Human Services (HHS) website as "theft, unauthorized access" occurred when patient documents were stolen on March 2. The incident was reported to HHS on August 4. Little more is known about the incident.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

United HealthGroup

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 6, 2010
geo: 
Minneapolis , MN
United States
Minnesota US
Records Breached: 

16,291 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

United HealthGroup reported a breach of paper records to Health and Human Services in June. The breach occurred on January 26.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Comprehensive Accounting

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 24, 2010
geo: 
Farmington Hills , MI
United States
Michigan US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An employee error reportedly caused thousands of intact client files to be left in an easily accessible dumpster.  The files contained client information and employee Social Security numbers, names, addresses, W2s, bank statements and profit reports from 1990 and after.  The files were removed from the dumpster and are scheduled to be shredded.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Gulf Pines Hospital

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 4, 2010
geo: 
Port St. Joe , FL
United States
Florida US
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

Gastroenterology Consultants

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 6, 2010
geo: 
Omaha , NE
United States
Nebraska US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A local news station responded to a report about patient files being left in a recycling dumpster outside of the clinic. Hundreds of documents with patient names, Social Security numbers, addresses and detailed medical information were found and secured by KMTV Action 3 News. The files appear to be from 2002 and 2003.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

City of Shreveport

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 13, 2010
geo: 
Shreveport , LA
United States
Louisiana US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Personal city government documents were easily accessible during a public auction. Buyers looking for city furniture were able to search through city payroll information, law enforcement reports and a variety of other documents which contained people's names, contact information and Social Security numbers. City employees admit the exposure was a mistake and removed the documents within an hour of notification. It is believed that the documents escaped from a stack that was scheduled to be burned.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 8, 2005
geo: 
Dallas , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 

8,000

A courier truck dropped canceled personal and business checks on northbound Central Expressway near Woodall Rodgers Freeway around 4 a.m.  The incident closed the freeway exit until 7 a.m.  Employees from the Federal Reserve, the courier company and the Texas Department of Transportation removed many checks, though some disappeared.  Some unaffiliated people also returned checks to the authorities.  A very similar incident happened in August of 2005.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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