Of Note

NASA Astronaut Accused of Identity Theft in First Criminal Allegation from Space

Jami Ganz reports: The situation is out of this world. Anne McClain, a NASA astronaut and lieutenant colonel in the Army, is facing accusations that she committed identity theft through the “improper access” of her estranged wife’s “private financial records,” The New York Times reported. Former Air Force intelligence officer Summer Worden didn’t understand...

Feds: PainMD’s abandoned medical records at risk of being burned, shredded

Brett Kelman reports: Federal and state prosecutors have asked a judge to halt the destruction of thousands of medical records abandoned by PainMD, a Nashville-area pain clinic company that shut down earlier this year in the midst of a fraud investigation. The medical records, which could be evidence against PainMD or important to former patients, are currently...

Are thedarkoverlord’s victims entitled to damages from Athens Orthopedic Clinic? Georgia Supreme Court to rule.

Bill Rankin reports: In the spring of 2016, a cyber thief calling himself the “Dark Overlord” hacked into the databases of a Clarke County medical clinic and emerged with the personal information of an estimated 200,000 patients. The Athens Orthopedic Clinic refused to pay the hacker’s ransom and advised current and former patients to...