Possible data breach being investigated at Galway hospital after patients receive scam letter

Marita Moloney reports:

Healthcare group Saolta is investigating a possible data breach at University Hospital Galway.

A number of patients had raised concerns after receiving a letter in the post from an organisation calling itself The Anglo American Lottery.

The scam letter, which was posted to people’s home address, informs recipients that they have won a significant prize in the ‘Hospital Sick Patient Lottery Draw’ as conducted by the ‘World Health Concern Charity Org’.

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