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Texas Doctor Resentenced to Prison Following Appeal

 Posted by at 12:11 am  Health Data, ID Theft, Insider, U.S.  Comments Off on Texas Doctor Resentenced to Prison Following Appeal
Sep 192016
 

TYLER, Texas – A 65-year-old Dallas County, Texas, physician, has been resentenced to federal prison for health care fraud and identity theft violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales. In July 2014, Tariq Mahmood, […]

The number of Texas companies held accountable for data breaches?

 Posted by at 3:23 pm  Breach Incidents, Commentaries and Analyses, State/Local  Comments Off on The number of Texas companies held accountable for data breaches?
Aug 292016
 

Shawn Shinneman reports: The Office of the Attorney General hasn’t disciplined a single Texas company for failing to notify customers of a data breach – and records show it is only directly notified of a small portion of the incidents, […]

Texas Man Sentenced to Prison for Role in Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme Involving IRS “Get Transcript” Database

 Posted by at 6:24 pm  Government Sector, ID Theft, U.S.  Comments Off on Texas Man Sentenced to Prison for Role in Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme Involving IRS “Get Transcript” Database
Aug 102016
 

And here’s a follow-up to another case involving stolen identity tax refund fraud: A Houston, Texas, man was sentenced to more than two years in prison Monday for his role in a stolen identity refund fraud (SIRF) scheme, announced Principal […]