Seaview Financial


Location

Corona Del Mar, CA
United States
33° 35' 53.0808" N, 117° 52' 23.2032" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 23, 2009
geo: 
Corona Del Mar, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Folders with personal information for numerous clients of a local mortgage broker sat for days at a public recycling site. The files contained bank account statements, completed tax forms, credit reports and Social Security numbers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Mountain Medical Center


Location

Salt Lake, UT
United States
40° 45' 38.8044" N, 111° 53' 27.7692" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 9, 2009
geo: 
Salt Lake, UT
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Names, credit card numbers, Social Security numbers were found in a dumpster. A man was throwing away some stuff in a dumpster and found it was chock full of medical records. There's everything in there from canceled checks to routing numbers, he said. Salt Lake Police packed away perhaps twenty boxes of papers, and said they would protect the documents, as they dug into the matter.

Source: 
Media

Irving Independent School District


Location

Irving, TX
United States
32° 48' 50.4648" N, 96° 56' 56.022" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 13, 2009
geo: 
Irving, TX
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Identity thieves using the names and Social Security numbers of Irving Independent School District employees have made thousands of dollars in credit card purchases. At least 64 of the 3,400 teachers and other employees names were on an old benefits report that somehow ended up in the trash.

UPDATE (2/4/10): At least one woman involved in the crime was caught in January of 2009 and sentenced on February 4, 2010.

Source: 
Media

Bay Pines VA Medical Center


Location

Bay Pines, FL
United States
27° 48' 33.2028" N, 82° 46' 30.5832" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 14, 2010
geo: 
Bay Pines, FL
United States
Records Breached: 

Nearly 800 (unknown number of SSNs)

Up to 800 police files were left in an area where the general public could easily access them.  Some of the files contained Social Security numbers, patient addresses, and treatment information.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Children's Hospital of Orange County


Location

Orange, CA
United States
33° 47' 16.0584" N, 117° 51' 11.2032" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 28, 2010
geo: 
Orange, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The Hospital is checking its database for accuracy after discovering that patient files have been faxed to the wrong location at least twice. Patient records were faxed to an auto shop in 2009, and the wrong doctor on a separate occasion.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Rockland town government


Location

Rockland, MA
United States
42° 7' 50.0016" N, 70° 55' 0.0012" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 4, 2010
geo: 
Rockland, MA
United States
Records Breached: 

Hundreds (at least 200)

On July 23, canceled payroll checks with Social Security numbers and bank account numbers were lost when wind knocked them off of a recycling truck. Current and former employees of Rockland's government between 1992 and 2002 were affected.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Comprehensive Accounting


Location

Farmington Hills, MI
United States
42° 29' 7.1268" N, 83° 22' 37.758" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 24, 2010
geo: 
Farmington Hills, MI
United States
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

Madison Area Technical College


Location

Madison, WI
United States
43° 4' 22.9872" N, 89° 24' 4.428" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 5, 2005
geo: 
Madison, WI
United States
Records Breached: 

100

A news crew found around 100 applications in a MATC dumpster. The applications showed names, contact information, Social Security numbers, birth dates, academic records and canceled checks. The applications and transcripts go back to at least 2002. The College agreed to lock the dumpster and destroy documents in a trash compactor on a more frequent basis. It did not state that it would begin shredding documents before dumping them.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Education Department, Department of Veterans Affairs


Location

Bronx, NY
United States
40° 51' 0.36" N, 73° 51' 58.4856" W
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

Guilford Technical Community College


Location

Greensboro, NC
United States
36° 4' 21.486" N, 79° 47' 31.11" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 4, 2007
geo: 
Greensboro, NC
United States
Records Breached: 

550 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A surplus file cabinet that was temporarily stored in a warehouse area prior to an auction held sensitive paper documents.  Anyone entering the warehouse could have viewed or taken the files.

Source: 
Dataloss DB
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