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 Mount Vernon Mills, Inc.
Mount Vernon Mills, Inc. is a manufacturer of textile, chemical and related products for the apparel, industrial, institutional, and commercial markets based in Mauldin, South Carolina. If you received a notice of data breach letter from Mount Vernon Mills, Inc., please contact us as soon as possible to understand your legal rights in response to the data breach.
On August 20, 2022, Mount Vernon Mills, Inc. became aware of a cyberattack impacting certain information for employees, retirees, and beneficiaries who participate in the company’s retirement plan. The investigation that followed determined that an unauthorized actor not only encrypted Mount Vernon Mills, Inc.’s data, they also acquired and began to sell certain data on the dark web regarding employees, retirees, and beneficiaries who participate in or are or were eligible for the Company’s Plans.
HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE IMPACTED BY THE DATA BREACH?
Mount Vernon Mills, Inc. did not report the data breach to the authorities and the affected parties until September 21, 2022. In total, the data of 22,859 individuals was compromised in the breach. Mount Vernon Mills, Inc. has not explained why it waited so long to disclose the breach.
WHAT INFORMATION WAS EXPOSED IN THE DATA BREACH?
Mount Vernon Mills, Inc. has disclosed the following information was included in the data breach:
- full names,
- Social Security numbers,
- dates of birth, and
WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I RECEIVED NOTIFICATION OF THE MOUNT VERNON MILLS, INC. 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 Mount Vernon Mills, Inc. 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.