Theft

Vegas woman charged with running ID theft lab

A Las Vegas woman is charged with operating an identity theft lab after police said they found a cache of stolen mail, medical records from cancer patients and Social Security numbers in her possession. Las Vegas Justice Court records show that Diane Dove, 40, faces a single felony count of establishing or possessing a...

3 arrested after authorities raid Coalinga home filled with patient records, opioids stolen from doctor’s office

John Parmer and Paul Schlesinger report: Officers and U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents arrested three people Wednesday after raiding a Coalinga home that contained hundreds of patient records and prescription opioids stolen from an area doctor’s office, according to the Coalinga Police Department. While they were processing and booking evidence at the Police...

American HomePatient Data Breach Class Action Settlement

Top Class Actions reports: American HomePatient has agreed to pay $1 million to resolve claims that they failed to protect patient data in a burglary incident. The settlement benefits current or former patients and customers of American HomePatient Inc. and Lincare Holdings Inc. whose personal identifying information was stored on the unencrypted hard drives...

UK: Concerns after patient information stolen from doctor’s car

Maia Snow reports: Concerns have been expressed after documents containing patient information was stolen from a doctor’s car in the north of the county. The Castle Medical Group, in Burton Road, Ashby, has revealed that on the evening of Monday February 24 items were stolen from a doctor’s car. Among the stolen items was paperwork...