Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating New Life Church regarding its recent data breach. The New Life Church data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.
ABOUT NEW LIFE CHURCH:
New Life Church is a nondenominational Christian evangelical megachurch in Colorado Springs, Colorado. With 6 locations across Colorado Springs, New Life Church offers its service at a variety of times and in 3 different languages. In addition to having both Friday and Sunday services, New Life Church offers classes related to its faith as well as various community building events. With 8 congregations, both in-person and online, New Life Church serves over 10,000 individuals every week.
On June 20, 2022, New Life Church 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, New Life Church determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information through an employee email account. On January 23, 2023, New Life Church began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Driver’s license number
- Health insurance information
- Bank account number
- Medical information
- Routing number
- Tax identification number
If you received a breach notification letter or email from New Life 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 New Life 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 New Life Church;
- 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.