EZCORP, EZPAWN

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 8, 2007
geo: 
San Antonio , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 
Unknown
Several EZPAWN stores in the San Antonio area exposed customers' personal information by discarding business records in easily accessible trash cans behind stores. The Texas Attorney General decided to take legal action against EZCORP Inc. and its subsidiary EZPAWN. Customer records included promissory notes and bank statements that contained names, addresses, Social Security numbers, driver's license numbers and checking account information.
Source: 
Dataloss DB

Jones Beauty College

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 8, 2007
geo: 
Dallas , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The Texas Attorney General filed an enforcement action against the College in March.  Student financial aid forms with Social Security numbers and other personal information had been improperly discarded.  

Source: 
Media

Department of Veteran's Affairs

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 21, 2010
geo: 
Dallas , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 

140 (No full SSNs reported)

The names, Social Security numbers and treatment locations of about 140 veterans were mixed in with other paperwork. The paperwork was sent to an EEOC office and viewed by multiple persons there. It appears that the names should not have been visible.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Apothecary of Colorado

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 28, 2010
geo: 
Denver , CO
United States
Colorado US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A man handling recyclables near his home found a conspicuous binder in a dumpster.  It turned out that medical marijuana records had been placed there.  The names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, addresses and phone numbers of patients were in the binder.  The current owners believe the records are from the previous owner or owners.  "Dozens" of people were affected.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Riverside Mercy Hospital, Mercy Health Partners

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 27, 2010
geo: 
Toledo , OH
United States
Ohio US
Extra Info: 

Concerned current and former patients and employees may call 1-877-451-9361 for more information.

Records Breached: 

1,000 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

Patient and employee records were left in the Hospital after the facility was sold to Toledo Public Schools in 2003. The Hospital closed in 2002 and was sold in 2003. Records were left unsecured in the facility from 2003 until the discovery in November of 2010.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Manor Care of Indy (South), LLC

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 3, 2010
geo: 
Indianapolis , IN
United States
Indiana US
Records Breached: 

845 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

The protected health information of 845 individuals may have been viewed or obtained by an unauthorized person or persons.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

State Department of Labor and Industries, Washington State Employees Credit Union, Court of Appeals

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 1, 2010
geo: 
Tacoma , WA
United States
Washington US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Confidential paper files from at least three tenants of the state-owned Rhodes Building were found in an unsecured recycling bin. Some documents included names, Social Security numbers, checking account information, health information and dates of birth. A news report claimed the documents numbered in the dozens. Representatives for some of the organizations claimed that the files were supposed to be shredded.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

University of Tennessee Medical Center

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 27, 2010
geo: 
Knoxville , TN
United States
Tennessee US
Records Breached: 

8,000

An administrative report that should have been shredded was accidentally thrown in the trash. Reports are usually left in a storage location for 45 days and then discarded properly. The Hospital became aware of the breach on October 4. Anyone looking through the report would find names, Social Security numbers and other patient information.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Sunrise Volkswagen

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 21, 2005
geo: 
Lynbrook , NY
United States
New York US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Bank credit applications with names, Social Security numbers, addresses, telephone numbers, employment information and signatures were obtained by unauthorized access between December 15 and 16.  

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Arista OB-GYN Clinic

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 8, 2010
geo: 
Woodstock , GA
United States
Georgia US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Private medical records were dumped outside a closed office. A news team found several hundred documents that appeared to mostly be patient records with names, addresses, sonograms, copies of checks and detailed medical information. The dumpster was confiscated and searched by police. Files were also found under the dumpster. The doctor could face felony charges.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

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