Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Epson Portland Inc. and its affiliated companies, including Epson El Paso Inc., regarding its recent data breach. The Epson Portland data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an unknown number of individuals.
ABOUT EPSON PORTLAND, INC.:
Epson Portland is the United States manufacturing subsidiary of Japan’s Seiko Epson Corporation. Epson Portland uses proprietary robotics to manufacture ink cartridges for Epson ink jet printers. Headquartered in Hillsboro, Oregon, Epson Portland specializes in ink cartridge manufacturing, quartz crystal manufacturing, and logistics. Epson Portland was founded in 1985 and has over 200 employees. Seiko Epson Corporation has annual revenue of over $9 billion.
On or about April 29, 2022, Epson Portland discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which sensitive personal identifiable information in its system was accessed. Recently, Epson Portland began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The individual potentially impacted by the data breach include employees, employees’ dependents, contractors, and site visitors. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Driver’s license number
If you are a current or former employee of Epson Portland Inc. or Epson El Paso Inc. or if you received a breach notification letter from Epson Portland Inc. or its affiliated companies:
We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you were impacted by the Epson Portland data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.
- Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
- Enroll in the free credit monitoring service provided by Epson Portland Inc.;
- Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
- Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
- Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
- Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.