November 11, 2010
By Bob LaMendola, Sun Sentinel
An identity theft ring managed to breach emergency room files at Holy Cross Hospital to steal Social Security numbers and personal details of about 1,500 patients, officials said Wednesday.
Emergency room employee Natashi Orr was among four people arrested as part of an investigation that began before June, U.S. postal inspectors and prosecutors said.
After federal agents uncovered the scheme, hospital technicians spent months tracking Orr's computer activity but cannot be sure which 1,500 patients she compromised while working there from April 2009 to September. That's when she was fired