Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Minka Lighting, LLC regarding its recent data breach. The Minka Lighting data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.
ABOUT MINKA LIGHTING, LLC:
Minka Lighting is a decorative indoor and outdoor lighting manufacturer. Founded in 1939, Minka Lighting is known for its ceiling, wall, and floor lighting in both indoor and outdoor settings. Additionally, Minka Lighting manufactures a variety of ceiling fans. Minka Lighting manages seven brands to market its products, which include traditional, contemporary, and transitional styles. Headquartered in Corona, California, Minka Lighting employs more than 200 individuals.
On July 29, 2022, Minka Lighting discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems was accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, Minka Lighting determined that an unauthorized actor accessed and obtained this sensitive information between June 27 and June 29, 2022. Some of this information was subsequently posted online. Furthermore, Minka Lighting concluded that sensitive information may have also been accessible between December 16, 2021, and April 5, 2022. On October 27, 2022, Minka Lighting began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The exact type of information has not been disclosed by Minka Lighting. 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 Minka Lighting:
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 email@example.com.
If you were impacted by the Minka Lighting 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 Minka Lighting, LLC;
- 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.