Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Progressive Leasing regarding its recent data breach. The Progressive Leasing data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 193,000 individuals.
ABOUT PROGRESSIVE LEAASING:
Progressive Leasing is a finance and ecommerce company offering lease-to-own solutions at various retail stores. As a provider of leases for in-store and online products, Progressive Leasing allows individuals with less than perfect credit to finance products such as appliances, electronics, furniture, and jewelry. Founded in 1999, Progressive Leasing began as the first virtual lease-to-own option for individuals looking to finance their purchases at retail stores. Today, Progressive Leasing works with large retailers such as Best Buy, Lowe’s, Samsung, and Mattress Firm. Headquartered in Draper, Utah, Progressive Leasing employs approximately 1,350 individuals and works with over 30,000 retail locations across 46 states.
On September 11, 2023, Progressive Leasing 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, Progressive Leasing determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed and acquired this sensitive information between September 9 and September 11, 2023. On October 23, 2023, Progressive Leasing began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Date of birth
- Contact information
If you received a breach notification letter from Progressive Leasing:
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 Progressive Leasing 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 any free credit monitoring services provided by Progressive Leasing;
- 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.