Health Data

Ex-guard pleads guilty to ID theft (follow-up)

Michael P. McKinney reports: A former security guard at Rhode Island Hospital has pleaded guilty in federal court to stealing patients’ and job applicants’ identity information and using it to open cell phone and charge accounts at RadioShack. Prosecutor Adi Goldstein said at the plea hearing the government could show that from April...

Police: Man steals ID to get surgery

Brian Stanley reports: It’s said to know who you really are, you should look into your heart. But police say one man used someone else’s identity while undergoing heart surgery and left a mentally disabled man on the hook for $350,000 in medical costs. Full story – The Herald News

Hopedale woman sentenced in identity theft case (follow-up)

Michelle Laczkoski reports in the Milford Daily News: Calling it the “most outrageous, untenable cases to ever come across (his) desk,” Worcester Superior Court Judge John McCann today sentenced a 55-year-old former Milford woman to five to seven years in prison for her role in an elaborate identify theft case. Charlotte A. Boehm pleaded...