Wal-Mart Stores Inc.


Location

Bentonville, AR
United States
36° 22' 22.2744" N, 94° 12' 31.7412" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 28, 2007
geo: 
Bentonville, AR
United States
Records Breached: 

48,686

A Wal-Mart associate took confidential information relating to a group of associates. The former associate was not authorized to retain the information after ending his employment with Wal-Mart. Associate names, Social Security numbers, Wal-Mart job codes and compensation information were exposed. The incident occurred on August 15.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Jack in the Box


Location

Pearland, TX
United States
29° 33' 48.8412" N, 95° 17' 9.7692" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 22, 2011
geo: 
Pearland, TX
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Investigators determined that a Jack in the Box location had been visited by multiple victims of fraudulent credit and debit card charges. Law enforcement visited the store and found a drive-thru employee with a skimmer in his pocket.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

E-Pro Tax Service, Emory Healthcare


Location

Duluth, GA
United States
34° 0' 10.3644" N, 84° 8' 40.6968" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 6, 2011
geo: 
Chicago, IL
United States
Records Breached: 

13,079

An investigation into a few stolen Social Security checks that had been fraudulently deposited into Duluth banks uncovered three separate identity theft rings.  At least six conspirators managed to defraud 5,779 people.  A former real estate broker created a tax service company in order to access credit reports from a third-party credit reporting agency.  Names, dates of birth and Social Security numbers were exposed.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Victor Victoria's Restaurant, Renteria Catering


Location

Bakersfield, CA
United States
35° 22' 23.8512" N, 119° 1' 7.3668" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 7, 2011
geo: 
Bakersfield, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A husband and wife who owned the two businesses are accused of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, wire fraud, and credit card fraud.  The business owners allegedly made additional, unauthorized charges onto customer credit cards after they charged them for legitimate business transactions.  Victor Victoria's was open from August 2009 to July 2010 and Renteria was open from August 2009 to September 2010.  

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Child Protective Services, Texas Department of Family and Protective Services


Location

Austin, TX
United States
30° 16' 1.7508" N, 97° 44' 35.0196" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 26, 2010
geo: 
Austin, TX
United States
Records Breached: 

70

An administrative technician working for Child Protective Services under the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services misused the personal information of at least 70 adoptive and foster parent applicants.  The dishonest employee would exchange the information for gifts and money and another person used the information to make fake drivers' licenses.  This allowed fraudulent credit card accounts to be opened in victims' names.  Both people were caught.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Parkland Memorial Hospital


Location

Dallas, TX
United States
32° 48' 10.638" N, 96° 46' 11.7228" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 18, 2011
geo: 
Dallas, TX
United States
Records Breached: 

1,311 (232 SSNs included)

Thousands of patient records were stolen by a former employee.  Names, ages, genders, Medicare coverage information, phone numbers, and dates of birth were exposed.  The employee did not steal the records for ID theft purposes, but rather for their usefulness in contacting potential clients.  The unnamed former employee owns a home health care agency. 

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Peoples Gas, North Shore


Location

Chicago, IL
United States
41° 52' 41.2104" N, 87° 37' 47.2728" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 16, 2011
geo: 
Chicago, IL
United States
Records Breached: 

100

A contract worker or employee of a contractor may have stolen and misused the personal information of an undisclosed number of customers.  The natural gas utilities serve nearly one million customers in the Chicago area, but state law bars the utilities from disclosing the number of customers affected. However, a November news report revealed that the theft of information had occurred in October and over 100 people were affected.  An employee working in iQor's human resources department was linked to the incident.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Miami-Dade County Public Schools


Location

Miami, FL
United States
25° 47' 20.2884" N, 80° 13' 35.1804" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 3, 2012
geo: 
Miami, FL
United States
Extra Info: 

This breach was covered by the media and notifications of this breach were sent in 2009.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

A former worker for the Miami-Dade school board misused student information.  The dishonest employee worked as a clerk and accessed the student information for the purpose of obtaining fraudulent credit cards with her boyfriend. An unknown number of student Social Security numbers were accessed and used.  She was caught in the act of stealing the Social Security numbers in 2009.

Source: 
Media

Reading Hospital


Location

Reading, PA
United States
40° 20' 8.3328" N, 75° 55' 36.75" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 18, 2012
geo: 
Reading, PA
United States
Records Breached: 

12

A Reading Hospital employee made paper copies of sensitive information and used them for training purposes at an unaffiliated educational facility.  The incident was discovered the next day and the employee was fired.  Patient medical test results, diagnoses, prescribed medications, Social Security numbers, medical histories, and other personal information were exposed.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

North Point Dental Care


Location

Winston Salem, NC
United States
36° 5' 59.496" N, 80° 14' 39.1776" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 4, 2012
geo: 
Winston Salem, NC
United States
Records Breached: 

10,000 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

The owner of North Point Dental accused a former colleague of stealing the information of about 10,000 current and former patients.  The men worked together on a political campaign and the former colleague used the patient information to call patients for campaign support as part of his role as the campaign manager.  The former campaign manager countered that he had received an email from the dentist encouraging him to take information from an office computer and use it to call the patients.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net
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