N.J. man broke into docs' storage unit, sold patient records, cops say

SAYREVILLE — A borough man allegedly stole more than 1,000 medical records from an East Brunswick storage unit and sold them, according to authorities. 

Fernando Rios, 33, was charged Tuesday with identity theft, trafficking in personally identifying information and burglary, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey said in a release. 

Rios was arrested after a joint investigation with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, according to the release. It was unclear when the break-in occurred. 

Three doctors from East Brunswick and Somerset stored their patients’ medical records in the storage unit, the release said. 

Craig McCarthy may be reached at 732-372-2078 or at CMcCarthy@njadvancemedia.com. Follow …read more

Source: NJ.com Middlesex

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