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 Ferrara Candy Company.
Ferrara Candy Company is candy manufacturer and distributor headquartered in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, just outside of Chicago. Ferrara Candy Company’s products include major candy brands such as Atomic Fireball, Laffy Taffy, Lemonheads, Nerds, and Now and Laters. If you received a notice of data breach letter from Ferrara Candy Company, please contact us as soon as possible to understand your legal rights in response to the data breach.
On October 9, 2021, Ferrara Candy Company identified an unauthorized individual accessed private data stored the company’s computer systems and network. In response, Ferrara Candy Company engaged in an investigation of the incident to learn more about its causes, and confirmed on March 30, 2022 that certain data containing victim’s personal information was accessed.
HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE IMPACTED BY THE DATA BREACH?
Ferrara Candy Company did not notify victims of the breach until April 29, 2022. In total, the data of 8,359 individuals was compromised in the breach. Ferrara Candy Company admitted it hasn’t determined the full scope of the compromise yet, but that it decided to inform all individuals whose information was likely impacted.
WHAT INFORMATION WAS EXPOSED IN THE DATA BREACH?
Ferrara Candy has disclosed the following information was included in the data breach:
- full names,
- dates of birth,
- financial account information,
- Social Security numbers,
- driver’s license numbers,
- birth certificates,
- passport numbers or other government issued identification numbers,
- digital / electronic signatures,
- mother’s maiden name,
- and/or medical information.
WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I RECEIVED NOTIFICATION OF THE FERRARA CANDY COMPANY 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 Ferrara Candy Company 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.