Woman charged with stealing information of 4,000 Trinity patients
Melynda Sides reports:
A 26-year-old woman from Alabaster has been charged with stealing information from thousands of patients at Trinity Medical Center in Birmingham.
Tuesday, a federal grand jury indicted Chelsea Catherine Stewart for stealing identifying information from more than 4,000 patients, possessing stolen mail, attempting to commit bank fraud, misusing a Social Security number and aggravated identity theft, according to U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance.
Stewart was arrested in early June for a violation of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) as well as wrongfully obtaining individual health information from Trinity.
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