Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Unique Surety and Insurance, Inc. regarding its recent data breach. The Unique Surety and Insurance Services data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.
ABOUT UNIQUE SURETY AND INSURANCE SERVICES:
Unique Surety and Insurance Services is a surety bond and insurance provider. As a surety agency, Unique Surety and Insurance Services specializes in high-value retail surety bonds for everything from independent and commercial contracting bonds to judicial and fidelity bonds. As a nation-wide bond provider, Unique Surety and Insurance Services employs bond specialists in all 50 states and in most major cities. Headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, Unique Surety and Insurance Services offers bonds for $100,000 projects up to projects worth over $1 billion.
On October 24, 2022, Unique Surety and Insurance Services discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, Unique Surety and Insurance Services determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information. On February 1, 2023, Unique Surety and Insurance Services began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
If you received a breach notification letter from Unique Surety and Insurance Services:
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 Unique Surety and Insurance Services 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 services provided by Unique Surety and Insurance Services;
- 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.