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MCGRATH RENTCORP DATA BREACH CLASS ACTION

by | Dec 17, 2021 | Firm News

Markovits, Stock & DeMarco, a law firm experienced in data breach litigation, is investigating claims on behalf of victims of a data breach involving McGrath RentCorp.

 

WHAT HAPPENED?

According to a sample notice letter provided to the California Attorney General, on July 17, 2021, McGrath RentCorp discovered unauthorized activity on its network by an unknown actor.[1] McGrath RentCorp later discovered that the unknown actor accessed sensitive personal, health, and financial data stored on McGrath RentCorp’s network. Based on the sample notice letter provided to the California Attorney General, it appears McGrath RentCorp did not start notifying victims of the data breach until December 15, 2021.

 

WHAT INFORMATION WAS EXPOSED IN THE DATA BREACH?

In the sample data breach notice provided to California Attorney General, McGrath RentCorp states that the following data was impacted by the breach:

  • names,
  • addresses,
  • dates of birth,
  • Social Security or individual tax identification numbers,
  • driver’s license or other government issued identification card numbers,
  • health-related information,
  • health insurance policy or member numbers,
  • financial account information, and
  • fingerprints

 

WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I RECEIVED NOTIFICATION OF THE McGRATH RENTCORP DATA BREACH?

If you would like to have a free, confidential consultation with an attorney to learn more about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to the McGrath RentCorp data breach, please contact Markovits, Stock & DeMarco attorney Terry Coates at (513) 651-3700, email us at [email protected], or submit a Case Evaluation request through the form below.

[1] https://oag.ca.gov/system/files/MGRC%20Notif%20Ltr%201%20%28Emp-IC-Dependents%29%204854-6870-7330_v02_draft%204869-2577-6902%20v.1.pdf (last visited December 16, 2021).