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Nearly 8-Thousand Patients Of Health Center Affected By Data Breach

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A South Florida health center was the target of a data breach that compromised the personal information of some patients.

Jessie Trice Community Health Center, Inc. announced law enforcement notified the business of an identity theft criminal operation.

The discovery was made in late July and is currently under investigation by the FBI and IRS.

The theft of personal information included patients' names, dates of birth and social security numbers.

However, no medical records were obtained or have been compromised.

The health center is now working with patients to prevent future issues for patients.

Officials said 7,888 potentially compromised patients have been notified of the data breach.

For additional information about the JTCHC data breach, contact the corporate office at (305) 636 3335.

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