TX: Methodist Hospital employee stole cancer patients' information for payday loan fraud

Brian Rogers reports:

An employee for Methodist Hospital in Houston is accused of stealing personal information from cancer and transplant patients for an identity theft scheme that paid for luxury cars and designer clothes.

Shantel Moore, 29, is charged with organized criminal activity, a first-degree felony, for participating in a scam with her fiance, Antoine Williams, and Patrick Reed. Both men have also been charged.

Moore allegedly took personal information from files at the hospital beginning in October and opened more than 50 short-term loans around Houston.

Read more on Houston Chronicle.

KTRK also covers the breach.

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