Charter Foods Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Charter Foods, Inc. regarding its recent data breach. The Charter Foods data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 109,000 individuals.


Charter Foods is a YUM Brands franchisee operating a variety of food service chains throughout the southern and northeastern United States, including Taco Bell, Long John Silvers, KFC, Pizza Hut Express, and A&W. Founded in 1998, Charter Foods began as a restaurant company attempting to provide quality food, affordable prices, and friendly service. Over the next 20 years, Charter Foods expanded its operations to acquire multiple businesses, employing more than 1,800 total individuals. Headquartered in Morristown, Tennessee, Charter Foods operates in over 200 locations throughout 13 states.


On February 27, 2023, Charter Foods 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, Charter Foods determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed and obtained this sensitive information on or around January 13, 2023. On April 7, 2023, Charter Foods began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Date of birth
  • Address

If you received a breach notification letter from Charter Foods:

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 Charter Foods 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 Charter Foods, 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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