Tulsa woman pleads guilty in identity theft case

David Harper reports the follow-up to a case previously covered here last month:

A Tulsa woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to participating in a conspiracy in which personal identifying information was taken from St. Francis Hospital’s computer system and used as part of a scheme involving fraudulent credit cards and stolen mail.

Teresa R. Browning, 36, also admitted she committed aggravated identity theft during the course of the plot with Betty R. Warden of Mannford.

Warden, 45, pleaded guilty Monday to a conspiracy charge. She stated in her plea agreement that from last Aug. 6 through Dec. 28 while she worked at the hospital she obtained personal information regarding at least 60 people and provided it to Browning.

Browning admitted Wednesday that she would then take the patient data — which included names, addresses and Social Security numbers — and use it to obtain credit cards and make purchases with the cards.

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