Ex-hospital guard, two others charged in identity theft scheme
The Boston Globe reports:
A former security guard at Rhode Island Hospital is accused of stealing identity information of emergency room patients and then opening cell phone accounts at a
RadioShackstore in Cranston.
Michael Bermudez is charged with identity theft along with the store manager, Hector Alvarez, who prosecutors say participated in the scheme.[…]
Authorities began investigating after a hospital patient from last summer complained when a collection agency sought payment of an outstanding RadioShack credit card debt.
Full story – Boston Globe