Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Alta Forest Products, LLC regarding its recent data breach. The Alta Forest Products data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to an undetermined number of current and former employees.
ABOUT ALTA FOREST PRODUCTS, LLC:
Alta Forest Products is a forest product manufacturer that specializes in producing fence boards. Founded in 2013, Alta Forest Products contracts with large home improvement retailers to sell its fencing and lumber products. Known for its use of Western red cedar, Alta Forest Products prioritizes sourcing its material from sustainably grown forests in the Pacific Northwest, using Sitka spruce and Douglas fir to offer a range of different fence boards. Headquartered in Chehalis, Washington, Alta Forest Products operates four sawmills throughout Washington and Idaho. Currently, Alta Forest Products employs over 400 individuals and manufactures more than 10,000 truckloads of wood fencing annually.
On September 1, 2022, Alta Forest Products discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, Alta Forest Products determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information between August 17 and August 31, 2022. On October 25, 2022, Alta Forest Products began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Date of birth
- Financial information (e.g., account number)
- Employee health plan enrollment status
If you are a current or former employee of Alta Forest Products:
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 Alta Forest Products 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 Alta Forest Products, 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.