Tricare, DOD Face Suit Over Theft Of 5M Patients' Data

Law360, New York (October 12, 2011, 2:53 PM ET) -- Four of the more than 4.9 million Tricare beneficiaries who had their personal information stolen in September slapped the military health care service and the U.S. Department of Defense with a proposed class action Tuesday over the massive data breach.

The litigation arises from the theft of computer tapes containing highly sensitive information from a Science Applications International Corp. employee's car on Sept. 13. SAIC — which contracted with Tricare to transport the personal data — was not named in the putative class action complaint filed...
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GAFFNEY et al v. TRICARE MANAGEMENT ACTIVITY et al


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1:11-cv-01800

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District Of Columbia

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Other Statutory Actions

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Robert L. Wilkins

Date Filed

October 10, 2011

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