Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Calvary Albuquerque, Inc., which does business as Calvary Church, regarding its recent data breach. The Calvary Church data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.
ABOUT CALVARY ALBUQUERQUE, INC.:
Calvary Church is a religious institution that operates several churches throughout the state of New Mexico. Founded in in 1982, Calvary Church was established as a non-denominational evangelical church with an emphasis on Biblical text. Additionally, Calvary Church offers educational opportunities in line with Christian teachings, including a preschool, elementary school, and a college. Over the years, Calvary Church has expanded its services beyond worship and schooling, incorporating onsite coffee shops and a skate park. Headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Calvary Church operates four separate churches in Albuquerque and Santa Fe, New Mexico.
On March 10, 2022, Calvary Church discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed and obtained. Through its investigation, Calvary Church determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information by launching a ransomware attack. On January 12, 2022, Calvary Church began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Passport number
- Taxpayer identification number
If you received a breach notification letter from Calvary Church:
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 Calvary Church 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 services provided by Calvary Albuquerque, 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.