Second Tampa General Hospital employee charged in patient identity theft for tax refund fraud scheme

There’s an update to a case first noted on this site in July, 2013.

The Tampa Tribune reports that Shakania Benton, 37, a former Tampa General Hospital unit coordinator for the hospital’s main operating room, has been indicted on charges she disclosed patient information in connection with a stolen identity tax refund fraud scheme. Previously, another employee, Tigi Moore, had pleaded guilty for her role in the scheme.

Read more on the Tampa Tribune.

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