Jacmar Companies Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Jacmar Companies, LLC regarding its recent data breach. The Jacmar Companies data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 4,800 individuals.


Jacmar Companies includes Jacmar Foodservice Distribution and Shakey’s USA, Inc. Founded in 1959, Jacmar Foodservice Distribution is a full-service distributor of food and food related products, including cheese and dairy, meats and seafood, frozen and refrigerated products, canned foods, dry goods and groceries, and non-foods such as containers and cleaning products. Headquartered in City of Industry, California, Jacmar Foodservice Distribution employs over 50 individuals. Shakey’s is a family pizza restaurant chain with locations in California and Washington. Founded in 1954, Shakey’s offers pizza, fried chicken, Mojo potatoes, salads, garlic bread, and alcoholic beverages. Shakey’s is headquartered in Alhambra, California.


Recently, Jacmar Companies discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, Jacmar Companies determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed and acquired this sensitive information on or around June 2, 2023. On December 13, 2023, Jacmar Companies began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number

If you received a breach notification letter from The Jacmar Companies, LLC:

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 sam@turkestrauss.com.

If you were impacted by the Jacmar Companies 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 The Jacmar Companies, LLC;
  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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