Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Yesway regarding its recent data breach. The Yesway data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.
Yesway is a convenience store chain based in Texas. Founded in 2015, Yesway is one of the fastest growing convenience store chains in the United States, owning and operating stores in Texas, New Mexico, South Dakota, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Wyoming, Oklahoma, and Nebraska, including the Allsup’s Convenience Stores chain.2 In addition to competitively priced gasoline, Yesway stores offer terrific customer service, quality product selection, and expanded food service in clean and well-lit facilities.3 Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, Yesway has over 400 locations and employs over 1,000 individuals.
On November 30, 2023, Yesway was informed that its external HR and payroll processing provider, Paycor, Inc., had experienced a data breach in which sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, Paycor determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information through a vulnerability in the MOVEit Transfer file sharing software, which Paycor uses, between May 29 and June 1, 2023. On January 24, 2024, Yesway began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information potentially exposed includes:
- Social Security number
If you received a breach notification letter from Yesway:
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 Yesway 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 Yesway:
- 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.