Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co., which does business as Reliance, regarding its recent data breach. The Reliance data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals
ABOUT RELIANCE STEEL & ALUMINUM CO. D/B/A RELIANCE:
Reliance is a diversified metal solutions provider. Accordingly, Reliance distributes various products such as galvanized, hot-rolled, and cold finished steel, as well as stainless steel, aluminum, brass, copper, titanium, and alloy steel. Founded in 1939, Reliance sells over 100,000 metal products to more than 125,000 customers. Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Reliance operates more than 300 locations in 39 U.S. states and 12 countries across the globe.
On or about April 4, 2022, Reliance 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, Reliance determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information between April 3 and April 4, 2022. On August 3, 2023, Reliance began contacting customers whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
· Social Security number
If you received a breach notification letter from Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co:
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 Reliance 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 Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. d/b/a Reliance;
- 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.