Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Veolia North America, a subsidiary of Veolia Group, regarding its recent data breach. The Veolia data breach involved sensitive personal information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.
Veolia is an environmental services company based in France. Founded in 1853, Veolia designs and provides water, waste and energy management solutions which contribute to the sustainable development of communities and industries.2 Accordingly, Veolia operates 8,500 water and wastewater facilities around the world and currently serves over 550 communities in North America.2 Headquartered in Aubervilliers, France, Veolia employs nearly 220,000 individuals worldwide.
Recently, Veolia discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which sensitive personal information in its systems may have been impacted. Through its investigation, Veolia determined that an unauthorized party may have accessed this sensitive information via a ransomware attack in January 2024. On January 19, 2024, Veolia began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information potentially exposed has not been made publicly available by Veolia.
If you received a breach notification letter from Veolia North America:
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If you were impacted by the Veolia 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 Veolia North America:
- 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.