Ancora Holdings Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Ancora Holdings, LLC regarding its recent data breach. The Ancora Holdings data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.


Ancora Holdings is a venture capital and private equity firm specializing in health, wellness, and beauty product investment. Founded in 2017 by principals with long backgrounds in the beauty industry, Ancora Holdings seeks to invest in innovative brands and clean beauty products capable of penetrating consumer preferences in a fast-paced and rapidly changing landscape. As of today, Ancora Holdings has invested in three brands, including Indie Lee, Vapour Beauty, and Taos AER. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Ancora Holdings employs just over 11 individuals.


On June 17, 2022, Ancora Holdings 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, Ancora Holdings concluded that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information through an employee email account between May 16 and June 17, 2022. On August 25, 2022, Ancora Holdings began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number

If you received a breach notification letter from Ancora Holdings, 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

If you were impacted by the Ancora Holdings data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in the free credit monitoring service provided by Ancora Holdings, LLC;
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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