Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating JAKKS Pacific, Inc. regarding its recent data breach. The JAKKS Pacific data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to an undetermined number of current and former employees.
ABOUT JAKKS PACIFIC, INC.:
JAKKS Pacific is a leading toy and entertainment company based in California. Founded in 1995, JAKKS Pacific is known for creating innovative and high-quality toys, games, and products for children and families. JAKKS Pacific has a wide range of products, including action figures, dolls, dress-up, role play, and outdoor toys, as well as electronics, costumes, and home decor. With a strong presence in both the domestic and international markets, JAKKS Pacific works with some of the biggest brands in the industry, including Disney, Warner Bros., and Marvel. Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, JAKKS Pacific has over 600 employees and generates over $500 million in annual sales.
On December 8, 2022, JAKKS Pacific 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, JAKKS Pacific determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information by launching a ransomware attack on February 18, 2022. On December 15, 2022, JAKKS Pacific began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number/national identity number
- Date of birth
- Driver’s license number
- Financial and banking information
- Health records
If you are a current or former employee of JAKKS Pacific:
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 JAKKS Pacific 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 JAKKS Pacific, 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.