Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Bauer Built Tire & Service (“Bauer Built”) regarding its recent data breach. The Bauer Built data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.
ABOUT BAUER BUILT TIRE & SERVICE:
Bauer Built is a family-owned commercial tire dealer and retread manufacturer based in Wisconsin. Founded in 1944, Bauer Built offers a complete line or tires, including passenger tires, light truck tires, commercial truck tires, custom and stock retreads, agricultural and farm tires, industrial tires, off-road tires, major brands, and private label tires.2 Additionally, Bauer Built provides vehicle maintenance services such as oil changes, wheel alignments, brake repairs, exhaust repairs, suspension repairs, as well as 24-hour emergency roadside tire service. Headquartered in Durand, Wisconsin, Bauer Built has 40 additional locations across the Midwest and employs over 500 individuals.
Recently, Bauer Built 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, Bauer Built determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed and acquired this sensitive information between April 16 and April 21, 2023. On December 8, 2023, Bauer Built began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information potentially exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Government identification number
- Driver’s license or state identification number
- Financial account number
If you received a breach notification letter from Bauer Built Tire & Service:
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 Bauer Built 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 Bauer Built Tire & Service:
- 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.