Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Wacoal America, Inc. regarding its recent data breach. The Wacoal data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to more than 1,300 individuals.
ABOUT WACOAL AMERICA, INC.:
Wacoal is a lingerie and intimate apparel brand specializing in bras, panties, and shapewear. Known for their fit, quality, and craftsmanship, Wacoal uses the best materials and technology to construct products that fit a wide range of body types. To assist customers, Wacoal offers a variety of sizing tools, including its digital sizing option, mybraFit, which uses images of users to provide fitting and style recommendations. In addition, Wacoal has several sister brands including Lively, Elomi, Freya, and Fantasie. Founded in 1985, Wacoal employes over 200 individuals and is headquartered in New York, New York.
On August 28, 2023, Wacoal discovered that it had experienced a breach in which the sensitive personal information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, Wacoal discovered that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information. On September 27, 2023, Wacoal began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information includes:
- Social Security number
- Financial account information
If you received a breach notification letter from Wacoal America, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you were impacted by the Wacoal 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 free credit monitoring service provided by Wacoal America, 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.