Pure Med Spa, Brite Smile Brite Skin


Location

Kansas City, MO
United States
39° 5' 59.0172" N, 94° 34' 42.8412" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 6, 2012
geo: 
Las Vegas, NV
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A woman alerted a local news station to a stash of improperly disposed information.  Credit card applications, patient names, addresses, Social Security numbers, and possibly medical records were found sitting next to a dumpster in a parking lot.  The paperwork came from multiple organizations.  Among the organizations were two closed branches of Pure Med Spa and Brite Smile Brite Skin.  

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Jackson Hewitt


Location

San Francisco, CA
United States
37° 46' 29.748" N, 122° 25' 9.8976" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 6, 2011
geo: 
San Francisco, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

100

A woman found tax return information lying on the ground in front of an abandoned Jackson Hewitt on or around October 22. Hundreds of documents were exposed. The building owner called a shredding company to dispose of the documents, but ended up leaving them outdoors until the disposal company arrived.  The person responsible claimed that all the records were over four years old and were difficult to transport from the office.  The paperwork came from the Jackson Hewitt office at 1734 Divisadero St.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

California Department of Public Health, Bakersfield Memorial Hospital


Location

Bakersfield, CA
United States
35° 22' 23.8512" N, 119° 1' 7.3668" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 5, 2012
geo: 
Bakersfield, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The theft of a binder from an employee's car resulted in the exposure of sensitive patient information.  The binder was stolen on or around May 7 and had information from a survey conducted at the Bakersfield Memorial Hospital.  Patient names, dates of birth, ages, medications, room numbers, and medical record numbers were exposed.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Tarleton State University


Location

Stephenville, TX
United States
32° 13' 14.5056" N, 98° 12' 8.1468" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 1, 2012
geo: 
Stephenville, TX
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Financial aid documents with student information were found scattered in the street.  It is unclear how the documents got there.  Hundreds of current and former students who applied for or received financial aid during 1997 and 1998 may have had their Social Security numbers, dates of birth, federal Pell grant disbursements, and other personal information exposed.  

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Lucille Hendricks Elementary School


Location

McAllen, TX
United States
26° 12' 12.2652" N, 98° 13' 48.0432" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 14, 2012
geo: 
McAllen, TX
United States
Records Breached: 

20

A local news team was contacted when a concerned citizen noticed folders with student information in a dumpster.  Former student names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, addresses, and phone numbers were exposed.  McAllen School District launched an investigation. The news team held the folders and decided to forward them to the Texas Attorney General's office.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

West Pittsburgh Partnership


Location

Pittsburgh, PA
United States
40° 26' 26.25" N, 79° 59' 45.1896" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 10, 2012
geo: 
Pittsburgh, PA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A concerned citizen investigated a pile of documents next to a dumpster.  The documents contained names and Social Security numbers.  A local news team responded to the story and contacted a representative from West Pittsburgh Partnership.  West Pittsburgh Partnership began an investigation into how the job placement program documents dating back to 1992 were exposed.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Family Intervention Services


Location

Hiram, GA
United States
33° 52' 32.376" N, 84° 45' 43.7724" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 4, 2013
geo: 
Hiram, GA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A caller contacted a local news team member and an investigation of mishandled medical documents began.  The documents were in an unlocked dumpster and contained Social Security numbers, bank account information, addresses, dates of birth, and health information.  The documents were associated with Family Intervention Services and an unnamed orthopedic office.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

North Lincoln Community Health Center Clinic


Location

Lincoln City, OR
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 21, 2013
geo: 
Lincoln City, OR
United States
Records Breached: 

1,000

An April 17 burglary resulted in the possible exposure of patient information.  Someone entered locked rooms and cabinets in order to take money.  No records or electronic devices were taken; however the room where client medical charts were stored was accessed.  Social Security numbers, health information, and other personal information may have been exposed.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

CVS Pharmacy, Inc., Maryland CVS Pharmacy, LLC


Location

Gaithersburg, MD
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 28, 2013
geo: 
Gaithersburg, MD
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The Maryland Attorney General charged CVS Pharmacy, Inc. and Maryland CVS Pharmacy, LLC with failing to protect sensitive financial and medical information.  CVS disposed of patient records in publicly accessible places. CVS agreed to pay $250,000 in a settlement with the Maryland Attorney General.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

K. Min Yi, MD, Inc.


Location

San Jose
2066 Clarmar Way, Suite B
San Jose, CA
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 5, 2014
geo: 
San Jose
2066 Clarmar Way, Suite B
San Jose, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

4,676

Dr. K. Min Yi informed patients of a burglary that occurred at the surgeon's facility on May 28, 2013, in which the burglars stole a desktop hard drive and an external hard drive that had over 4,000 patients records on them.

The information included patients medical history, including lab and radiology reports, surgical information, names, addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth and insurance information of the primary insured individual. They do not believe that patient Social Security numbers were compromised, however the SSN of the primary insured may have been exposed.

Source: 
California Attorney General
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