Nurse Faces 90 Felony Charges
IDENTITY THEFT—U.S.June 16, 2011
Prosecutors in Adams County, CO, have filed 90 felony charges against a nurse who worked in at least five Denver-area hospitals, 9NEWS reports. The charges include attempted theft, identity theft and theft of medical records. The defendant is alleged to have illegally accessed Social Security numbers and "other sensitive information" from hospital patients to open credit card accounts. It is still unclear how many patients were affected by his actions, the report states.