Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Arndt Electronics d/b/a Jameco Electronics and its affiliates regarding its recent breach. The Jameco Electronics data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to current and former employees.
ABOUT JAMECO ELECTRONICS:
Jameco Electronics is an electronics components and power supplies distributor headquartered in Belmont, California. Founded in 1973, Jameco Electronics offers more than 30,000 name brand electronic components to businesses, individuals, and educational institution clients. Jameco Electronics also offers a large stock of in-house and generic brand components that it prices 15% to 25% less than name brand components. Additionally, Jameco Electronics sells its own branded products under the ValuePro, ReliaPro, BenchPro, and KitPro lines.
On or about April 23, 2022, Jameco Electronics discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the personal identifiable information of employees in its system was accessed. Jameco Electronics disclosed that the breach was a ransomware attack in which the hackers accessed HR files relating to current and former employees. On July 14, 2022, Jameco Electronics began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Date of birth
- Pay Rate
- Contact information (phone number, email, emergency contact name)
- Bank information
- Driver’s license number
- Passport number
If you are a current or former employee of Jameco Electronics:
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 Jameco Electronics 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 Jameco Electronics;
- 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.