Blue Cross Blue Shield Association


Location

Chicago, IL
United States
41° 51' 0.1188" N, 87° 39' 0.1872" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 14, 2010
geo: 
Chicago, IL
United States
Records Breached: 

15,000 (0 SSNs and financial information reported)

An error in the quarterly address update process resulted in the mailing of approximately 15,000 individuals' protected health information to incorrect addresses. The information in the letters included demographic information, explanation of benefits, clinical information, and diagnoses. The returned mail was collected and the organization verified whether or not it had been delivered.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Armed Forces Recruiting Center


Location

Cape Girardeau, MO
United States
37° 18' 21.1824" N, 89° 31' 5.3328" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 31, 2010
geo: 
Cape Girardeau, MO
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown (8 SSNs reported)

Dozens of records with high school diplomas were found in a dumpster outside of the recruiting center on William Street. In eight cases, copies of people's birth certificates, Social Security cards, or both were also with their diplomas.

Source: 
Media

Jackson Hewitt


Location

Jacksonville, FL
United States
30° 19' 55.8624" N, 81° 39' 20.3436" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 18, 2010
geo: 
Jacksonville, FL
United States
Extra Info: 

Clients and employees of the Jackson Hewitt at the Southside office plaza were affected.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

An employee discovered old customer and employee documents in the dumpster behind the office.  The documents included employees' W-2 forms, personal bank statements and some tax information from customers.  The former owner admitted to being responsible and eventually had the documents shredded.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Alltel Corporation


Location

Little Rock, AR
United States
34° 44' 47.3316" N, 92° 17' 22.542" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 20, 2006
geo: 
Little Rock, AR
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Customer files with cell phone records, Social Security numbers, addresses and phone numbers were found in a dumpster. A landscaper discovered the files and alerted a news crew. A spokesperson for the company said that this is against their official electronic policy.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Farber Enterprises


Location

Harlingen, TX
United States
26° 11' 26.2716" N, 97° 41' 45.9708" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 30, 2010
geo: 
Harlingen, TX
United States
Extra Info: 

Farber Enterprises is located in Kerrville, Texas.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

Hundreds of documents were abandoned near a bridge in the Harlingen area.  The documents contained receipts, invoices, canceled checks, Social Security numbers, addresses and phone and driver's license numbers. A man whose information was found said that he had applied for employment with Farber two or three years ago.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

College Point Bus Depot


Location

New York, NY
United States
40° 42' 51.6708" N, 74° 0' 21.5028" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 7, 2008
geo: 
New York, NY
United States
Records Breached: 

100

Social Security numbers, copies of driver's licenses, grievance papers and other personal information were thrown into the trash.  A witness saw a foreman throwing out the papers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Marriott Vacation Club International


Location

Orlando, FL
United States
28° 32' 18.0096" N, 81° 22' 45.2532" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 7, 2011
geo: 
Orlando, FL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An unknown number of customer payment slips were lost during shipping. Timeshare maintenance fee payment slips were processed by a bank and shipped back to Marriott. The box of slips arrived damaged and had some of the slips missing. Timeshare owners' names, credit card numbers and expiration dates, and addresses were exposed.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Blockbuster Inc.


Location

San Diego, CA
United States
32° 42' 55.1844" N, 117° 9' 26.118" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 20, 2011
geo: 
San Diego, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A box of employee files and completed job applications was found outside of a Blockbuster store by a concerned citizen. The store was scheduled to close. The documents inside the boxes should have been shredded. Names, addresses, Social Security numbers and other information associated with employees and job applicants were exposed. Some of the information included surveillance descriptions about and confessions from employees who were fired from the Blockbuster. Blockbuster stated that the incident was against their corporate policies and agreed to shred the information.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation


Location

Tuba City, AZ
United States
36° 8' 5.9748" N, 111° 14' 23.5068" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 3, 2011
geo: 
Tuba City, AZ
United States
Extra Info: 

Patients who believe their information was exposed may contact Tuba City Regional at 1-928-283-2452.

Records Breached: 

2,000 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

Patient dietician treatment cards were discovered missing.  The cards contained patient names, dates of birth, phone numbers, medical record numbers, treatment plans, progress notes, medications, diagnoses, procedures, heights, weights, visit dates, and other diagnostic findings.  Tuba City Regional suspects that the cards were misplaced during a relocation and inadvertently destroyed in the facility's trash compactor.  The approximate date of the disappearance was not reported; but the discovery was made on or around April 1, 2011.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Methodist Hospital


Location

Houston, TX
United States
29° 45' 36.6948" N, 95° 22' 9.804" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 9, 2011
geo: 
Houston, TX
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Three people are accused of using cancer and transplant patient files from Methodist Hospital to make fraudulent purchases.  A dishonest employee took the birth dates and Social Security numbers of patients and passed them along to two co-conspirators.  The trio then opened accounts and took out loans in the names of at least five patients.  They face life in prison if convicted.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net
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