Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Goodwill Industries of New Mexico regarding its recent data breach. The Goodwill Industries of New Mexico data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.
ABOUT GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF NEW MEXICO:
Goodwill Industries of New Mexico is a non-profit organization that assists New Mexico residents with finding employment and accessing social services. Founded in 1941, Goodwill Industries of New Mexico sells used clothes, furniture, and other household items through its stores, generating revenue for its other programs and services. In addition to its employment services, Goodwill Industries of New Mexico also offers supportive services for veterans, certificate programs, and senior programs. Headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Goodwill Industries of New Mexico operates 15 stores and serves over 13,000 New Mexicans each year.
On August 17, 2022, Goodwill Industries of New Mexico experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, Goodwill Industries of New Mexico determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information. On October 4, 2022, Goodwill Industries of New Mexico began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Date of birth
- Phone number
If you received a breach notification letter from Goodwill Industries of New Mexico:
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 Goodwill Industries of New Mexico 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 Goodwill Industries of New Mexico;
- 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.