Employees at Saint Agnes Medical Center dealing with possibility of identity theft

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Thousands of employees at Saint Agnes Medical Center are dealing with the possibility of identity theft after a security breach.

Scammers got the W-2's of everyone employed by the hospital this week. The breach affected 2,800 employees.

The hospital said scammers got the information through an email phishing attack and now the office of the Attorney General and the FBI are investigating the crimes.

"This was just a local incident. One thing I really want to stress and we want to make sure that there was no compromise to any of our medical center systems. No patient information was at risk or compromised."

To help those affected, the hospital is offering a free membership to an identity theft monitoring system for one year.
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