Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Gas South LLC, regarding its recent breach. The Gas South data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 38,000 individuals.
ABOUT GAS SOUTH LLC:
Gas South is the largest natural gas provider in the Southeastern United States. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Gas South partners with local governments and utilities to service more than 425,000 residential, commercial, and governmental customers. Gas South operates in 14 states, including Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, New Jersey, and Ohio. Founded in 2006, Gas South is a subsidiary of Cobb EMC, one of the country’s largest electric cooperatives. Gas South is a privately held utility company with over 200 employees.
On February 21, 2022, Gas South discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its system may have been accessed. Through an investigation, Gas South determined that an unauthorized actor had access to its systems between February 13, 2022, and February 23, 2022. On July 15, 2022, Gas South began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
If you received a breach notification letter from Gas South LLC:
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 Gas South 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 Gas South LLC;
- 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.