RISK: Former hospital clerk fined $36,000 for selling maternity ward records

Shaida Bandali, 62, sold names, birthdates and contact information to RESP salespeople

A former clerk at the Rouge Valley Hospital in Scarborough, Ont. has been fined $36,000 for selling patient records.

Shaida Bandali, 62, worked at the hospital between 1994 and 2015. She sold mothers’ names and contact information and their babies’ names and birthdates for $1 to $2.75 apiece to RESP salespeople.

Read: Stolen medical identities

Bandali still faces up to 5 years less a day in jail and a fine of up to $5 million for unregistered trading.

The Ontario Securities Commission estimates 14,450 women had their information stolen. A $412 million lawsuit has been launched.

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