News accounts are not clear as to source, but thought to be a realty office


Location

Las Vegas, NV
United States
36° 6' 52.7256" N, 115° 10' 22.1376" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 2, 2007
geo: 
Las Vegas, NV
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

About 40 boxes of financial paperwork, thought to be from loan applications, was found in a dumpster. One of the boxes visible to news reporters was said to contain paperwork with bank account details, photocopies of driver's licenses, SSNs and other private information.

Source: 
Media

University of California, Irvine Medical Center


Location

Irvine, CA
United States
33° 40' 10.074" N, 117° 49' 23.1996" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 11, 2007
geo: 
Irvine, CA
United States
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

ABC Phones, ACC Communications


Location

Greenville, NC
United States
35° 36' 45.5796" N, 77° 21' 58.8744" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 29, 2007
geo: 
Greenville, NC
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Two men found a box in a dumpster. The cell phone business recently moved and threw away documents that contained personal information from customers. The information contained driver's license numbers, Social Security number, bank accophonesunt numbers, credit card numbers, work and home addresses.

Source: 
Media

People's United Bank


Location

Bridgeport, CT
United States
41° 10' 1.3476" N, 73° 12' 17.406" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 9, 2008
geo: 
Bridgeport, CT
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

For four months, a dumpster diver searched through trash bins outside People's United Bank branches in Fairfield County. He pulled out bags of paperwork with private information, including customers' Social Security numbers and account information.

Source: 
Media

Domino's Pizza


Location

Tucson, AZ
United States
32° 13' 18.2748" N, 110° 55' 35.3244" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 18, 2008
geo: 
Tucson, AZ
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Investigators found credit card numbers blowing in the wind. These piles and papers contained hundreds of old receipts from Domino's Pizza stores. The former owner had been discarding boxes of old records and somehow all those receipts got loose.

Source: 
Media

First Interstate Mortgage Corporation (FIM), Nevada One Corporation (Nevada One)


Location

NV
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 21, 2009
geo: 
NV
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

These mortgage brokers have discarding consumers' tax returns, credit reports, and other sensitive personal and financial information in an unsecured dumpster in December of 2006. Approximately 40 boxes containing consumer records were found in a publicly-accessible dumpster. The records included tax returns, mortgage applications, bank statements, photocopies of credit cards, drivers' licenses, and at least 230 credit reports.

Source: 
NAID

Orleans Parish Public Schools


Location

New Orleans, LA
United States
29° 57' 16.7328" N, 90° 4' 30.2592" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 29, 2009
geo: 
New Orleans, LA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The confidential records of Orleans Parish public-school employees have been discovered in an abandoned and unsecured warehouse in New Orleans. Personnel files, payroll records, and other documents with private data were uncovered. Inside were countless boxes filled with confidential information, not to mention stacks of other documents lying on the ground, listing payroll information, worker evaluations, notices of personnel action, and investigations into employee discrimination.

Source: 
Media

Penrose Hospital


Location

Colorado Springs, CO
United States
38° 50' 1.9752" N, 104° 49' 16.9068" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 28, 2009
geo: 
Colorado Springs, CO
United States
Records Breached: 

175

Officials at Penrose Hospital believe someone has stolen the personal information of 175 patients. The missing information consists of names, addresses, phone numbers, Social Security numbers and the reason for the patients' visits. The information was stored on a computer print-out and kept in a binder stored in a cabinet. The print out has gone missing.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Chattanooga State


Location

Chattanooga, TN
United States
35° 2' 44.268" N, 85° 18' 34.848" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 23, 2010
geo: 
Chattanooga, TN
United States
Records Breached: 

1,700

Nearly two thousand students records from Chattanooga State are missing. The company hired to scan the documents, mishandled them. The school took the records to a company, United Imaging in Walker County, where the papers would be converted to computer discs. The school was contacted by individuals who said there was something awry going on at this scanning site. That's when the school found their records in disarray, and brought them back. The papers included students' names, Social Security numbers, addresses, phone numbers, some even contained high school transcripts.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

The Vine Tavern and Eatery


Location

Tempe, AZ
United States
33° 24' 53.1648" N, 111° 54' 33.516" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 18, 2010
geo: 
Tempe, AZ
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Personal documents including applicant names, Social Security numbers, and dates of birth were found in a dumpster. Customer checks with banking information and credit card receipts were also found. Reports indicate that thousands of pages of information were located.

Source: 
NAID
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