Skip to comments.A warning from my wife's doctor about possibly stolen social security numbers.
Posted on 07/15/2009 7:55:18 PM PDT by LouAvul
My wife received a letter from her doctor that the doctor had hired someone who used a stolen social security number.
The doctor said the employee had stolen cash and was subsequently fired. She also gave the number of a detective on the case.
According to the doc, the employee also had access to "sensitive information" on the doc, the doc's employees and the patients.
Any advice as to what we should do?
LOL--you really don't understand logic at all. Good luck to you.
It’s not about logic.
Don’t hire incompetence.
Bad business practitioners should be out of a job.
Finally, they agreed.
Cases like this are exactly why every Tom, Dick and Harry operation should not be using SSN's for identification purposes.
Now you are saying that one bad hire and a physician should lose his practice. Folks like you give conservatives a bad reputation. Your sweeping disposal of a person and their career based on very sketchy and incomplete information is not only disappointing, it is downright disgusting. Folks like you deserve nothing better than Al Franken as your Senator from MN.
I absolutely agree, and the horses left the barn many years ago. Between overseas financial processing centers and hackers holding personal data for extortion, these are very scary times. The subject of this thread is a grain of sand compared to the vast electronic fraud potential.
Firing the doctor isn’t the answer unless he’s a bad doctor. 60-70 percent of all thefts are internal so it can and does happen anywhere. The doctor told his customers which is more than most do.
Contact Equifax, TransUnion and Experian (the nation’s three credit reporting agencies) and order credit reports for your husband and for yourself, and then have them place “Fraud Alerts” if you see any transactions or accounts not opened by you.
Here’s something I find disturbing: I just got back from the DMV this morning to renew my license. The custodial staff were county jail inmates. They were working behind the counters. Behind the counters where hundreds of applications with names, addresses, and SSNs wind up daily....
Custodial staffs are the worst. Nigerians have used this ploy for 30+ years. Most of the cleaners are illegals too, paid cash. I'm not sure how they do it.
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