Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating ADAC Automotive regarding its recent data breach. The ADAC Automotive data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 2,300 current and former employees and their dependents.
ABOUT ADAC AUTOMOTIVE:
ADAC Automotive is a motor vehicle manufacturing company supplying engineered products to the automotive industry. As an automotive parts manufacturer, ADAC Automotive specializes in door handle production for consumer vehicles. Founded in 1975, ADAC Automotive began as ADAC Plastics, Inc. located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Today, ADAC Automotive has manufacturing facilities in Grand Rapids, Muskegon, and Saranac, Michigan, and locations throughout South America, Europe, and Asia. ADAC Automotive has over 17 manufacturing locations, 13 engineering centers, and employs approximately 14,500 individuals.
On April 23, 2023, ADAC Automotive 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, ADAC Automotive determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information between April 14 and April 23, 2023. On June 16, 2023, ADAC Automotive began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Information stored in an employee’s personal share drive
If you received a breach notification letter from ADAC Automotive:
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 email@example.com.
If you were impacted by the ADAC Automotive data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.
- Carefully review any breach notice and retain a copy;
- Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by ADAC Automotive;
- 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.