Turke & Strauss LLP, leading data breach law firm, is investigating Samuels & Son Seafood Co., Inc., regarding its recent data breach. The Samuels & Son Seafood data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.
ABOUT SAMUELS & SON SEAFOOD CO., INC.:
Samuels & Son Seafood is a is a seafood wholesaler that specializes in distributing fresh and frozen seafood to a variety of clients. Accordingly, Samuels & Son Seafood contracts with chefs, retailers, and restaurants throughout the country to distribute everything from shellfish and caviar to finned fish and specialty products. Founded by Sicilian immigrants in 1929, Samuels & Son Seafood has expanded from a corner store in South Philadelphia to a national wholesale business. Today, Samuels & Son Seafood operates distribution centers in Pittsburgh and Las Vegas, allowing it access to seafood markets across the United States. Headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Samuels & Son Seafood operates out of a 60,000 square foot facility and employs more than 200 individuals.
On December 20, 2022, Samuels & Son Seafood 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, Samuels & Son Seafood determined that an unauthorized actor accessed and obtained this sensitive information between December 1 and December 20, 2022. On January 18, 2023, Samuels & Son Seafood began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Driver’s license number
- Financial information (e.g., account number, credit or debit card number)
If you received a breach notification letter from Samuels & Son Seafood Co.:
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 Samuels & Son Seafood 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 Samuels & Son Seafood Co., 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.