IN: Man billed $50,000 for medical ID theft

Kendra Yagow reports:

Deaconess Hospital is out $50,000 in what authorities are calling a case of identity theft.

Evansville Police were received a call on Monday after a hospital worker reported a patient received services, but it was his brother who got the bill, and he doesn’t even live in Indiana.

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Police don’t know what kind of medical treatment the subject received, but they do have a suspect.

Green says, “From the information gathered by the victim in the report, there’s a possibility he is his brother.”

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