Cops: Georgia Woman, Jasmine Sanchez, 33, Charged with Stealing Patient Information from Winthrop Hospital
August 22, 2015
LONG ISLAND, NY – Nassau County detectives have arrested a Georgia woman whom is staying in Brentwood from an incident at a local hospital on Thursday, August 20, 2105 at 7:30 am.
According to Major Case Bureau detectives, Jasmine Sanchez, 33, of 2952 Lawrenceville, Georgia, while employed as an account representative for Winthrop Hospital and operating out of 700 Hicksville Road, Bethpage, accessed and took patients personal information including Social Security numbers and Credit Card information.
Jasmine Sanchez, 33, of 2952 Lawrenceville, Georgia, was charged with nine counts of Unlawful Possession of Personal Identification Information 3rd Degree. The fact that a defendant has been charged with a crime is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless proven guilty.
A joint effort with the New York City Police Department’s Computer Section as well as the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office led to the arrest of Sanchez who surrendered herself to the Major Case Bureaus Crimes Against Property Squad. A search warrant that was executed at a residence in Brentwood, where the defendant was staying, led to the recovery of a spiral notebook with handwritten personal information on eleven patients.
Sanchez was charged with nine counts of Unlawful Possession of Personal Identification Information 3rd Degree. She was arraigned in First District Court, Hempstead on August 20, 2105.
The fact that a defendant has been charged with a crime is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless proven guilty. Defendants are entitled to a fair trial with the burden on the prosecution to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.
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