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Florida couple again accused of stealing, selling patient records

Miami Herald, March 8, 2010

Last year, Ruben E. Rodriguez and wife Maria Victoria Suarez were charged with running a scheme to pilfer patient records from Jackson Memorial Hospital to sell to lawyers for personal-injury claims. Now they have been indicted again for paying an ambulance-company employee to steal information on patients transported to Florida hospitals and healthcare clinics. In both federal cases, the couple are accused of brokering the stolen computer records of patients' names, addresses, telephone numbers, and medical diagnoses to several attorneys in exchange for kickback payments, the Miami Herald reports.