FirstMerit Bank

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 27, 2009
geo: 
Streetsboro , OH
United States
Extra Info: 

 Additional locations; Westlake and Elyria, OH

Records Breached: 

Unknown

Police in three Ohio cities are investigating the theft of three large storage bins from bank branches earlier this month. The storage bins were used to store paper waiting to be shredded. Three branches of the FirstMerit Bank in Streetsboro, Westlake and Elyria, OH each reported a bin missing beginning on October 7. One of the three bins contained personal documents of bank customers.

Source: 
Media

St. Jude Heritage Medical Group

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 29, 2010
geo: 
Orange , CA
United States
Extra Info: 

(800) 627-8106

Records Breached: 

20,000

20,000 patients may have had their personal information stolen after a break-in at the St. Jude Heritage Healthcare Clinical Management Services building in Fullerton. The thieves stole five computers. The stolen patient data included Social Security numbers, dates of birth and in some cases, health related information.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Our Lady of Peace

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 30, 2010
geo: 
Louisville , KY
United States
Records Breached: 

24,600

A flash drive containing personal information on 24,600 patients is missing from Our Lady of Peace psychiatric hospital. The drive contained the following information on patients admitted since 2002: patient names, room numbers, insurance company names and admission and discharge dates. It didn’t include diagnoses or treatments, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, telephone numbers or addresses for these patients.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Rapid Return Tax

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 18, 2010
geo: 
San Antonio , TX
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Dozens of legible tax documents were found among ashes in a dumpster outside of a tax return business.  Social Security numbers may have been on the documents.  This appears to be the result of a failure to burn all of the documents.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Durham County Government

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 10, 2010
geo: 
Durham , NC
United States
Records Breached: 

8,700

A group of people obtained a list of Durham employees which included Social Security numbers, birth dates, and employment information.  They then used their personal information to commit credit card fraud and identity theft.  Police report that more than 200 employees were victims.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Merrimack Mortgage

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 29, 2010
geo: 
Greer , SC
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Personal documents from Merrimack Mortgage were found in an unsecured public dumpster. The documents were not shredded and contained Social Security numbers, credit scores, bank information, and other personal information.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Children's Hospital of Orange County

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
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

Eastern Connecticut Health Network Pension Plan

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 28, 2010
geo: 
Manchester , CT
United States
Records Breached: 

3,178

Mercer, the firm's consulting group, provided a subcontractor with a file containing Pension Plan participant addresses and Social Security numbers. The Social Security numbers were exposed on the mailing label.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Private Medical Practice

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 6, 2010
geo: 
Chino Hills , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

600 (0 reports of SSNs or financial information)

Confidential medical files were found in a dumpster near the medical office of the two doctors. The doctors were in the process of moving to a new location.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Massachusetts Secretary of State Office

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 6, 2010
geo: 
Boston , MA
United States
Records Breached: 

139,000

In an attempt to release public information from the Securities Division, the Massachusetts Secretary of State's office released the Social Security and driver's license information of 139,000 investment advisers registered with the state. The information was sent on a CD-ROM sent to IA Week, an investment industry publication.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

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