Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Schrader Bridgeport International, Inc., which does business as Schrader-Pacific, regarding its recent data breach. The Schrader-Pacific data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.
Schrader-Pacific is an automobile technology and parts company based in Altavista, Virginia. Founded in the 1840s, Schrader-Pacific originally manufactured photographic plates, later selling brass fittings and valves to the Goodyear brothers. In fact, Schrader-Pacific was the first manufacturer to develop the kind of valves found on almost every modern car and bike tire, now known as a Schrader valve. Today, Schrader-Pacific manufactures a variety of automotive parts from tire valves to fuel regulators.
On October 24, 2022, Schrader-Pacific 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, Schrader determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed and acquired this sensitive information between October 6 and October 24, 2022. On December 20, 2022, Schrader-Pacific began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed include:
- Social Security number
- Date of birth
- Passport number
- Financial account information
If you received a breach notification letter from Schrader-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 email@example.com.
If you were impacted by the Schrader-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 Schrader-Pacific;
- 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.