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Medical Records Thief Sentenced to Prison

DATA THEFT—U.S.

February 3, 2012

An Alabama woman has been sentenced to 39 months in federal prison for the theft of the medical records of approximately 4,000 individuals, al.com reports. Chief U.S. District Judge Sharon Lovelace Blackburn ruled that after she serves her prison sentence, the assailant will remain under supervision of a probation officer for five years and will not be allowed to have a job that has access to individuals' personal identification information.
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