Talking Point: Impact of medical records theft

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(KSL News) It's a mistake that could put the personal information of more than 2 million people at risk. The Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office is trying to track down stolen medical records of patients who visited University Hospitals and Clinics over the past 16 years.

Deputies say an employee of an off-site storage company left the records in his car overnight and someone broke in and stole them.

Utah Sen. Carlene Walker and Rich Hamp of the Utah Attorney General's Financial Crimes Division provided some insights about the theft on tonight's Talking Point.

To view this Eyewitness News Talking Point segment, click the play button above.

For more information on the records theft, and what to do if you believe your information was compromised, click the related links.

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