Nurse Arrested in ID Theft Case

Faces 90 Felony Charges
Nurse Arrested in ID Theft Case
A nurse who formerly worked at several Denver-area hospitals has been arrested on 90 felony charges of identity theft and theft of medical records, the Adams County District Attorney's office confirms.

Cannon Tubb, who was arrested in Texas, is accused of improperly accessing patient files to steal Social Security numbers and other sensitive information, according to the Associated Press. Prosecutors say he also used credit cards in patients' names to make purchases, AP reports.

Denver TV station KUSA reported that the nurse worked at area hospitals through a nurse staffing agency.


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Howard Anderson

Howard Anderson

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Anderson is news editor of Information Security Media Group and was founding editor of HealthcareInfoSecurity and DataBreachToday. He has more than 40 years of journalism experience, with a focus on healthcare information technology issues. Before launching HealthcareInfoSecurity, he served as founding editor of Health Data Management magazine, where he worked for 17 years, and he served in leadership roles at several other healthcare magazines and newspapers.




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