Albertsons Companies Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Albertsons Companies, Inc. regarding its recent data breach. The Albertsons Companies data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.


Albertsons Companies is a food and drug retailer with locations across the United States. As a provider of food and beverages, Albertsons Companies has over 2,200 retail stores, 1,720 in-store pharmacies, and 22 distribution centers. Included in Albertsons Companies’ well-known banners are Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Jewel-Osco, Shaw’s, Acme, Tom Thumb, Randalls, United Supermarkets, Pavilions, Star Market, Haggen, Carrs, Kings Food Markets, and Balducci’s Food Lovers Market. Headquartered in Boise, Idaho, Albertsons Companies has locations in 34 states that service approximately 34 million customers weekly. One of the largest food and drug retailers in the county, Albertsons Companies has annual revenue of $75 billion and employs over 290,000 individuals.


On December 23, 2022, Albertsons Companies 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, Albertsons Companies determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed and acquired this sensitive information between December 22 and December 24, 2022. On April 21, 2023, Albertsons Companies began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The exact type of personal information has not been made publicly available by Albertsons Companies. However, according to state reporting guidelines, “personal information” can include the following types of information:

  • Social Security number
  • Driver’s license number
  • Financial information
  • Medical information
  • Taxpayer information
  • Personal identification number issued by the United States IRS

If you received a breach notification letter from Albertsons Companies, Inc.:

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

If you were impacted by the Albertsons Companies data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by Albertsons Companies, Inc.;
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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