Hi-Crush Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Hi-Crush Inc. regarding its recent data breach. The Hi-Crush data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.


Hi-Crush is a leading supplier of proppant and logistics solutions to the North American petroleum industry. Founded in 2010, Hi-Crush produces monocrystalline sand, a specialized mineral used as a proppant during the well completion process to facilitate oil and natural gas recovery. To that end, Hi-Crush owns and operates four frac sand production facilities in Wisconsin and two in-basin sand production facilities in West Texas. Additionally, Hi-Crush provides a variety of transload services, including terminal storage and railcar storage and handling. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Hi-Crush employs more than 200 individuals.


Recently, Hi-Crush discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which sensitive personal identifiable information may have been accessed and acquired. In January 2024, Hi-Crush reported the data breach to the Attorney General of Texas. According to the breach report, Hi-Crush has notified individuals whose data may have been impacted. The type of information potentially exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Address
  • Financial information (e.g., account number, credit or debit card number)

If you received a breach notification letter from Hi-Crush 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 sam@turkestrauss.com.

If you were impacted by the Hi-Crush 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 Hi-Crush Inc.:
  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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