Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Allied-Locke Industries, Inc. regarding its recent data breach. The Allied-Locke Industries data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to more than 3,200 individuals.
ABOUT ALLIED-LOCKE INDUSTRIES, INC.:
Allied-Locke Industries is a manufacturing company that specializes in producing chains and sprockets. Founded in 1965, Allied-Locke Industries began by offering steel detachable chains for the agricultural sector. Since then, Allied-Locke Industries has expanded beyond the farming sector through a series of mergers and acquisitions. Today, Allied-Locke Industries manufactures engineering-classed chains, sprockets, and buckets for the agriculture, construction, environmental, and industrial equipment industries. Headquartered in Dixon, Illinois, Allied-Locke Industries operates three manufacturing plants in the United States and employs over 200 individuals.
Recently, Allied-Locke Industries discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information in its systems may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, Allied-Locke Industries determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information between November 8 and November 14, 2021. On September 2, 2022, Allied-Locke Industries began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Date of birth
- Driver’s license number
- Financial account information
- Health insurance information
- Medical information
If you received a breach notification letter from Allied-Locke Industries, Inc.:
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 Allied-Locke Industries 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 Allied-Locke Industries, 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.