Newport News, Va.-based Riverside Health System is alerting more than 2,000 patients after an employee was arrested for identity theft and fraud. It is the second time in less than a year that the organization has had to notify patients following a major breach.
The arrested employee, hired in June 2012 and now terminated, worked at Cancer Specialists of Tidewater and has been convicted of numerous charges of fraud and theft during the past nine years with the most recent conviction in 2013, the Virginian-Pilot newspaper reports. In the new charges, she presently faces 13 counts.
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