Theft

ZA: Crucial patient information lost in Yeoville clinic robbery

Gaby Ndongo reports: Crucial patient information was lost when 11 computers were stolen from the Yeoville Clinic in a robbery days before Christmas. The clinic had been migrating from paper to digital records to avoid the loss of physical files, to facilitate the process of finding patient information, and to improve healthcare for the...

Personal Data Of 650,000 Oregonians Exposed After Medical Vendor’s Computer Stolen

Kristian Foden-Vencil A stolen computer has exposed the personal information — including names, social security numbers and addresses — of more than 650,000 Oregonians. Thieves stole a computer from the troubled medical transportation company GridWorks last November. It had personal information of patients as well as the company identity numbers of the Portland-area Medicaid provider...

Man sentenced 8 years in hard drive “shucking” theft scheme

Jeremy Childs reports: A 42-year-old man was sentenced to eight years in prison for participating in a complex theft scheme of computer hard drives, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday. Peter Cuong Chi Nhan, 42, of El Monte, pleaded guilty to 12 felony counts of organized retail theft, receiving stolen property and conspiracy...