[ISN] Northwestern Memorial employee charged with theft of patients' identities

From: InfoSec News <alerts_at_private>
Date: Wed, 16 May 2012 04:04:03 -0500 (CDT)

By Naomi Nix
Chicago Tribune reporter
May 15, 2012

A Northwestern Memorial Hospital employee has been charged with identity 
theft after she allegedly used the personal information of hospital 
patients to pay her bills.

Shatina Golden, 35, of Matteson is charged with aggravated identity 
theft and identity theft. She has worked at Northwestern Memorial 
Hospital for the last four years, according to the state’s attorney’s 

Matteson police began investigating Golden after village officials 
spotted “suspicious credit card activity” involving payments for her 
home water bill, the state’s attorney office.

Police said they identified the actual owners of credit cards Golden was 
using to pay her bills. And they learned from credit companies that all 
of the cards had been used at a laboratory at Northwestern Memorial.


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