FL: Emergency room nurse fired, accused of using patients' credit card info

The Herald-Tribune reports:

A registered nurse has been fired and arrested after allegedly using patients’ credit card information to make personal purchases.

While investigating separate fraudulent credit card cases, detectives determined the victims’ information had been stolen while receiving treatment at the Lakewood Ranch Medical Center‘s emergency room, according to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.


Detectives executed a search warrant Wednesday at her home, in the 8200 block of Lakewood Ranch Boulevard. They found one of the fraudulently obtained items and a handwritten ledger listing personal information and credit card numbers for approximately 20 former patients, according to the sheriff’s office.

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