09 July 2010
Local doctor David Brown improperly discarded patient records into a dumpster outside of his officer, leaving the records containing sensitive data in plain sight. When contacted by KMOV, Dr. Brown’s Attorney indicated that Brown knew he had a mistake, and was aware of the potential consequences. In a statement Dr. Brown pledged to adhere to better data protection practices in the future.
Source: KMOV – St. Louis, MO