Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Amadas Industries, regarding its recent data breach. The Amadas Industries data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.
ABOUT AMADAS INDUSTRIES:
Amadas Industries is an agricultural and industrial equipment manufacturer specializing in peanut and cotton harvesting systems. Founded in 1963, Amadas Industries made an immediate impact in the agricultural sector by pioneering new methods of peanut harvesting and processing. Over time, Amadas Industries expanded into cotton, irrigation, and mowing technology. Additionally, Amadas Industries looked beyond agriculture to manufacture machinery for the construction, mining, and manufacturing sectors. Headquartered in Suffolk, Virginia, Amadas Industries produces its equipment in Albany, Georgia, and Cordoba, Argentina. Currently, Amadas Industries employs more than 50 individuals and conducts business internationally.
On April 19, 2022, Amadas Industries 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, Amadas Industries concluded that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information between April 5 and April 19, 2022. On October 19, 2022, Amadas Industries began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The exact type of information has not been disclosed by Amadas Industries. However, according to state reporting guidelines, “personal information” can include the following types of information:
- Social Security number
- Driver’s license number
- Financial information
- Medical information
- Taxpayer information
- Personal identification number issued by the United States IRS
If you received a breach notification letter from Amadas Industries:
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 Amadas 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 any free credit monitoring service provided by Amadas Industries;
- 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.