Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating CCARC, Inc., regarding its recent data breach. The CCARC data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to more than 2,400 current and former employees.
CCARC is a private, non-profit organization supporting adults with intellectual disabilities. Founded in 1952 by a group of parents raising children with Down syndrome, CCARC provides residential, clinical, and adult day support services to individuals with intellectual disabilities due to Fetal Alcohol syndrome, Fragile X syndrome, birth defects, infections, and more. CCARC strives to provide individualized care, support, and service to patients and families, helping every person reach their best potential. Accordingly, services offered by CCARC range from educational trips and exercise programs to mobility training and primary care treatment. Headquartered in New Britain, Connecticut, CCARC employs over 200 individuals.
Recently, CCARC discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, CCARC determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information between September 11 and September 14, 2022. On November 14, 2022, CCARC began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information impacted includes:
- Social Security number
- Driver’s license number
If you received a breach notification letter from CCARC:
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 CCARC 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 CCARC, Inc.;
- 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.