Janitor at L.A. County health clinic allegedly stole files for recycling money

Molly Hennessy-Fiske reports:

A janitor at the Martin Luther King Jr. Multi-Service Ambulatory Care Center in Willowbrook has been charged with felony commercial burglary for allegedly selling 14 boxes of patient records to a recycling center, authorities said Thursday.

The boxes contained computer printouts of about 30,000 patient names, addresses, phone numbers and medical record numbers — not private medical information, according to William T Fujioka, L.A. County’s chief executive.

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