Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Synergy Equipment regarding its recent data breach. The Synergy Equipment data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.
ABOUT SYNERGY EQUIPMENT:
Synergy Equipment is a construction equipment dealer that specializes renting and selling a variety of machinery products. Founded in 2012, Synergy Equipment enables customers to purchase and rent new and used heavy construction equipment and parts. Accordingly, Synergy Equipment offers a variety of products from well-known construction brands, selling everything from excavators and bulldozers to generators and hand tools. Headquartered in Valrico, Florida, Synergy Equipment operates dealerships and facilities in Florida, Alabama, Georgia, and Michigan. Synergy Equipment employs more than 200 individuals.
On December 23, 2022, Synergy Equipment 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, Synergy Equipment determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information on or around December 22, 2022. On February 16, 2023, Synergy Equipment began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Financial information (e.g., account number, credit or debit card number)
If you received a breach notification letter from Synergy Equipment:
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 Synergy Equipment 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 Synergy Equipment;
- 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.