Kenneth M. Gerstein Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Kenneth M. Gerstein, CPA, MST, LLC regarding its recent data breach. The Kenneth M. Gerstein data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to at least 1,400 individuals.


Kenneth M. Gerstein is a certified public accounting business that offers tax, consulting, accounting, and financial planning services. Founded in 2003, Kenneth M. Gerstein serves a clientele that ranges from corporations to small businesses and individuals. Currently, Kenneth M. Gerstein offers a variety of accounting services, including cash flow forecasting, tax planning, budgeting help, and general financial advising. Located in Annapolis, Maryland, Kenneth M. Gerstein serves clients across 12 different states and Washington D.C.


On January 21, 2022, Kenneth M. Gerstein discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed. During its investigation, Kenneth M. Gerstein determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information through an employee email account between January 7 and January 22, 2022. On September 7, 2022, Kenneth M. Gerstein 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 Kenneth M. Gerstein, CPA, MST, 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 Kenneth M. Gerstein 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 Kenneth M. Gerstein, CPA, MST, 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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