Ex-Arkansas hospital orderly sentenced for identity theft

AP reports:

A Texas man has been sentenced to two years in prison for theft and for stealing the identities of patients at an Arkansas hospital where he was an orderly.

Federal court records show 28-year-old Sir John Ashley Holliday of Dallas was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court in Little Rock after pleading guilty in May to aggravated identity theft and theft of government funds.


Holliday admitted that he stole the names and social security numbers of patients at the Arkansas State Hospital in Little Rock and used the information to file fraudulent federal income tax returns and receive refunds.

Read more on Greenwich Time. One of the counts that was dropped as part of the plea deal was a count alleging violation of HIPAA.

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