Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Sanford Insurance Services Group, LLC, regarding its recent data breach. The Sanford Insurance Group data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to more than 2,300 individuals.
ABOUT SANFORD INSURANCE SERVICES GROUP, LLC:
Sanford Insurance Group is an insurance agency that provides a wide variety of insurance for businesses and individuals. Founded in 1896, Sanford Insurance Group made a name for itself by specializing in railroad insurance. Over time, Sanford Insurance Group expanded into other insurance sectors, selling car insurance, life insurance, credit insurance, and more. Headquartered in Upper Montclair, New Jersey, Sanford Insurance Group is currently one of the nation’s leading casualty and property insurance companies.
On May 19, 2022, Sanford Insurance Group discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, Sanford Insurance Group determined that an unknown actor may have accessed this sensitive information through an employee email account. This occurred at various times between March 24 and May 18, 2022. On August 24, 2022, Sanford Insurance Group began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Driver’s license number
If you are received a breach notification letter from Sanford Insurance Services Group, 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 Sanford Insurance Group 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 Sanford Insurance Services Group, 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.