Two accused of stealing patient information from hospital
TAMPA (FOX 13) -
They were hit while they were down.
Forty-five hospital patients had their personal information
stolen, and now two people are under arrest and accused of filing phony IRS
returns to collect more than a million dollars.
Federal agents say Tanya Cullens and Kenyon Williams filed
those returns using patient IDs from Florida Hospital Tampa – formerly known as
University Community Hospital.
That's where Cullens used to work. The hospital has released
a statement, which reads in part, "We deeply regret that this incident
occurred. We remain committed to the protection of our patients' personal
All of the affected patients have already been notified.
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