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CTH Rentals Data Breach Class Action Investigation

by | Jan 11, 2022 | Class Action, Firm News

Markovits, Stock & DeMarco, a law firm experienced in data breach cases, is investigating claims on behalf of victims of a data breach involving data entrusted to CTH Rentals, LLC d/b/a CTH Rentals, a Tennessee company. Exposed data includes customers’ names, addresses, and Social Security Numbers.[1]

WHAT HAPPENED?

According to a sample data breach notification letter that CTH Rentals provided to the Maine Attorney General, the data breach occurred from August 11, 2021 through September 10, 2021.[2]  CTH Rentals did not discover the breach until September 10, 2021 when the unauthorized individuals deployed malware causing the encryption of a number of network drives and backups.[3]

HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE IMPACTED BY THE DATA BREACH?

CTH Rentals did not begin notifying victims of the breach until January 10, 2022.[4] In total, the data of approximately 140,330 individuals was compromised in the breach.[5]

The letters to victims do not explain why CTH Rentals did not discover the breach sooner, or why it waited approximately three months after learning of the breach to start notifying victims.[6]

WHAT INFORMATION WAS EXPOSED IN THE DATA BREACH?

CTH Rentals has disclosed the following information was included in the data breach:

  • Names,
  • Addresses, and
  • Social Security Numbers

WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I RECEIVED NOTIFICATION OF THE CTH RENTALS 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 responding to the CTH Rentals 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://apps.web.maine.gov/online/aeviewer/ME/40/400467f9-fd08-408c-868d-8213184cf147.shtml

[2] Id.

[3] Id.

[4] Id.

[5] Id.

[6] See id.