FL: Hospital Worker Stole Identity
A Central Florida hospital worker was arrested Friday on suspicion of using medical records to steal a patient’s identity.
Joan Allison Thompson, 30, of Rockledge, faces four counts of criminal use of personal identification, two counts of fraudulent use of a credit card, four counts of uttering a forged instrument and one count of scheme to defraud.
Thompson, who works in a position of medical registration at Wuesthoff Hospital in Rockledge, used the victimâ€™s name, date of birth and Social Security number from medical records and applied, received and used a Capital One credit card, police said.
Thompson was fired on Friday.
Investigators said there may be other victims.
Source – Local6.com