Have you received a notification that your information was at risk in the Retirement Clearinghouse data breach? If so, do not wait to consult an experienced data breach attorney at Finkelstein & Partners.
Retirement Clearinghouse is a financial services company specializing in streamlining retirement savings portability. It offers solutions to help individuals efficiently manage their retirement accounts when changing jobs. Retirement Clearinghouse aims to improve retirement outcomes for individuals and help them make the most of their accumulated savings throughout their working years.
Because of the nature of its operations, Retirement Clearinghouse must collect sensitive information from account holders. For many plan participants, the recent data breach caused a new fear of identity theft and other financial harm.
Overview of the Retirement Clearinghouse Data Breach
Retirement Clearinghouse filed an official notice of a data breach on May 12, 2023. This followed the company learning an unauthorized party accessed employee email accounts, which discussed confidential customer information. This information includes names, Social Security numbers, and IRA account numbers.
After an investigation confirmed the data leak, Retirement Clearinghouse notified affected individuals about the exposure of their sensitive information. If you received this notice, take action immediately to seek legal support.
According to filings, Retirement Clearinghouse detected suspicious activity involving an email account on March 15, 2023. The company secured the email account and began delving into the scope of the leak. An investigation revealed that emails and attachments in the hacked account did, in fact, contain confidential customer information.
The company notified all affected customers of the breach on May 12, 2023. If you received a notice, your compromised data might lead to identity theft and other financial harm.
A data breach can have severe consequences for affected individuals. First, a breach can expose highly sensitive personal information, like Social Security numbers and financial data, leading to identity theft or financial loss. Moreover, hackers might sell sensitive details on the dark web, perpetuating fraud from other parties.
Emotional distress and anxiety can also arise from the violation of privacy. Additionally, victims might face reputational damage if someone misuses their information.
Legal and financial repercussions may follow. Timely action, such as seeking legal advice, can mitigate these harms and safeguard your interests following a data leak.
Consult With Our Data Breach Attorneys Right Away
Upon receiving a data breach notice, act promptly. Waste no time—call our data breach lawyers at Finkelstein & Partners right away. We possess the knowledge and experience to navigate the intricate landscape of data privacy laws and go up against major corporations. Our attorneys will work swiftly to investigate the breach, ascertain the scope of the damage, and devise a strategic plan of action.
With our guidance, you can take steps to protect your interests and seek appropriate recourse. Delaying can jeopardize your rights. Act swiftly, consult our data breach lawyers, and fortify your position after a data breach.
Mr. Finkelstein is the Managing Partner of Finkelstein & Partners, LLP. He has become a noted consumer activist through his representation of injured individuals against corporate wrongdoers and irresponsible parties.
An accomplished litigator, Mr. Finkelstein has represented Plaintiffs in wrongful death and catastrophic personal injury cases. He has successfully handled dozens of multi-million dollar cases.