Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Nationwide Retirement Solutions, Inc. regarding its recent data breach. The Nationwide Retirement Solutions data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.
ABOUT NATIONWIDE RETIREMENT SOLUTIONS, INC.:
Nationwide Retirement Solutions is an affiliate company of the insurance and financial services provider, Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, which does business as Nationwide. Established as one of 25 Nationwide life insurance, retirement, and investment companies, Nationwide Retirement Solutions seeks to provide retirement, investment, and insurance services. Founded in 1926, Nationwide began by offering automobile insurance to Ohio farmers who were known to have lower accident rates than city drivers. Over time, Nationwide expanded its operations into property, casualty, life, and retirement planning and insurance. While Nationwide’s history dates back 100 years, Nationwide Retirement Solutions is much more recent. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Nationwide Retirement Solutions offers a variety of interactive tools, planners, and calculators to help its customers plan for a secure and comfortable future.
On September 3, 2022, Nationwide Retirement Solutions discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its system may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, Nationwide Retirement Solutions determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed and obtained this sensitive information. While the investigation is ongoing, on September 12, 2022, Nationwide Retirement Solutions began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Date of birth
- Contact information (e.g., email or phone number)
If you received a breach notification letter from Nationwide Retirement Solutions, 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 Nationwide Retirement Solutions 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 Nationwide Retirement Solutions, 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.