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Dentist receptionist stole patient info to buy $700K in Apple gift cards

From NY Post:

A receptionist at a Manhattan dental office stole confidential information from hundreds of patient’s and teamed up with a​ former Apple employee to open fraudulent credit lines and buy hundreds of thousands in ​Apple ​gift cards,…

District Attorney Cy Vance. “We see in case after case how all it takes is single insider at a company – in this instance, allegedly, a receptionist in a dentists’ office – to set an identity theft ring in motion,..

via Dentist receptionist stole patient info to buy $700K in Apple gift cards | New York Post.

She was part of a gang that included crooked Apple employees. The article does not say but I believe it is possible that the dentist may be liable for a data breach under HIPAA rules.

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