AL: Flowers Hospital employee indicted for stealing patient info for tax refund fraud scheme

An update to this insider breach at Flowers Hospital in Alabama. The breach, reported in April, has already resulted in a potential class action lawsuit, which the hospital has moved the court to dismiss. In today’s development, Ken Curtis reports:

A Henry County man has been indicted on charges he sold personal information of patients stolen from Flowers Hospital. Court records show a grand jury that recent met in Abbeville determined there is sufficient evidence against Karmarian Millender to take him to trial.

Millender, 29, is accused of stealing personal information from patient’s records submitted to the lab at Flowers Hospital. He is believed to have sold the information that was used to file fraudulent income tax returns. He recently pleaded guilty to federal charges involving the thefts and is expected to be sentenced later this year.

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