CBC Group Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating CBC Group, Inc. regarding its recent data breach. The CBC Group data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undisclosed number of individuals.


CBC Group is a wholesale company known for its Christian and creative brands. With roots stretching back to 1855, the progenitor of CBC Group was a candle making company begun by a pair of German immigrants. Officially founded in 1947, CBC Group acquired a modest number of brands over the next 70 years, including Santa Barbara Design Studio, Stephan Baby, Christian Brands Catholic, and Christian Brands Church Supply. Today, CBC Group own 14 different brands and has an annual revenue of $33 million. Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, CBC Group employs more than 200 individuals.


On June 23, 2022, CBC Group discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, CBC Group concluded that an unauthorized actor may have accessed and obtained this sensitive information. On September 2, 2022, CBC Group began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Driver’s license number
  • Passport number
  • Financial account number

If you received a breach notification letter from CBC Group, 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 sam@turkestrauss.com.

If you were impacted by the CBC Group 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 CBC Group, Inc.;
  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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