Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating TMX Finance Corporate Services, Inc., a subsidiary of TMX Finance LLC, regarding its recent data breach. The TMX Finance data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 4.8 million individuals.
ABOUT TMX FINANCE CORPORATE SERVICES, INC.:
TMX Finance Corporate Services is a subsidiary of TMX Finance Family of Companies and affiliate of the brands TitleMax, TitleBucks, and InstaLoan. TMX Finance is a consumer specialty finance company known for providing consumer loans to individuals not served by traditional lenders. Accordingly, TMX Finance seeks to provide credit of up to $10,000 to persons suffering from short-term financial setbacks and emergencies. Founded in 1998, TMX Finance has expanded to become one of the United States’ largest specialty finance companies with more than 1,000 employees. Headquartered in Savannah, Georgia, TMX Finance operates approximately 1,100 stores across 15 states.
On February 13, 2023, TMX Finance 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, TMX Finance determined that an unauthorized actor accessed this sensitive information in early December 2022 and later acquired it between February 3 and February 14, 2023. On March 30, 2023, TMX Finance began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Date of birth
- Passport number
- Driver’s license number
- Contact information (e.g., phone number, email address)
- Tax identification number
- Financial account information
If you received a breach notification letter from TMX Finance Corporate Services, Inc., TMX Finance LLC, TitleMax, TitleBucks, or InstaLoan:
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 TMX Finance 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 TMX Finance Corporate Services, 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.