OK: Stolen medical records uncovered in identity theft scheme

Andrew Freeman reports:

Authorities confirmed Thursday that medical records were stolen in addition to mail, in two identity theft arrests made last month.

We’ve been violated as a hospital, the community’s been violated, and we suffered the theft of some records that was inappropriate, and will not happen again.” Mercy Health Love County administrator Richard Barker said.

Love County Sheriff Marty Grisham confirms 10 medical records were stolen from the hospital’s storage building sometime earlier this year. The suspect, Lane Miller, worked as a licensed practical nurse for them until the beginning of this year, before allegedly returning to break in.

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