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Posted On April 27, 2023 Consumer Privacy & Data Breaches

Social Security Numbers Compromised in CIC Group, Inc. Data Breach

NOTICE: If you received a NOTICE OF DATA BREACH letter from CIC Group, Inc., contact the attorneys at Console & Associates at (866) 778-5500 to discuss your legal options, or submit a confidential Case Evaluation form here.

Data Breach AlertApril 27 – CIC Group, Inc. reported a data breach to the Texas Attorney General’s Office on April 24, 2023, after discovering that sensitive customer data had been compromised. According to the company’s official filing, a third party gained access to the personal information of some of its consumers as a consequence of the event. After it was determined that sensitive information had been compromised, CIC Group immediately started notifying those whose personal information had been compromised.

Console & Associates, P.C.’s data breach lawyers are now looking into the data breach at CIC Group. If you have received a breach notice and are concerned about identity theft, and would like to learn more about your legal options for seeking compensation from CIC Group, we are offering free consultations to answer your questions.

About CIC Group, Inc.

St. Louis, Missouri-based commercial and industrial business holding firm CIC Group, Inc. is responsible for the daily operations of several subsidiaries, including Nooter Ericksen, Nooter, Delta Bundle/Extraction Mechanical, and Delta Bundle/Extraction Mechanical. Customers in the energy industry benefit from CIC Group, Inc. and its affiliates’ efforts to resolve engineering and construction challenges. CIC Group has about 708 employees and earns over $393 million in yearly sales.

Information About the CIC Group Breach

There is currently very little known about the event outside of the company’s filing with the Texas Attorney General. Thus far, all that has been disclosed regarding the CIC Group hack is that the corporation became aware of a possible data security violation lately, prompting an internal inquiry. The CIC Group found evidence that certain proprietary data was accessed unlawfully inside the corporation.

After learning that private consumer information had fallen into the wrong hands, CIC Group started examining the affected files to ascertain what data had been exposed and who had been affected. Your name, Social Security number, and address are just some of the personal details that might have been compromised in the data breach, though it may vary by individual.

CIC Group notified those whose personal information was affected as of April 24, 2023 through data breach letters. The Attorney General of Texas claims that 1,713 people in Texas were impacted by the data breach at CIC Group, Inc.

Can CIC Group, Inc. Be Held Accountable for The Data Breach?

If you get a notification of a data breach from CIC Group, it is likely that the incident included the disclosure of your personal information. A hacker may now have access to your personal details such as name and Social Security number.

CIC Group, Inc. is a trusted organization, therefore, consumers may have felt safe disclosing their personal information to the company. CIC Group’s preparedness and proactivity with regard to security protocols are called into doubt in light of this data incident. Though CIC Group was also a victim, it also served as a crucial line of defense in protecting consumers’ private data. You may be eligible for financial compensation from CIC Group if proof of the company’s negligence in its security measures, such as outdated technology, becomes known.

If You Have Been Affected by CIC Group, Inc. Data Breach, Console & Associates, P.C. Can Help

The consumer privacy lawyers at Console & Associates, P.C. help customers affected by data and security breaches pursue legal solutions by offering free consultations. By explaining your rights in clear, concise terms, we help you make an informed decision about your next steps. If you are a victim of the CIC Group, Inc. data breach, Console & Associates, P.C. will investigate at no charge to you and offer advice on how to proceed. If you decide to pursue a case, rest assured that we don’t get paid unless you do. If your claim is successful, legal fees are either paid out of the funds recovered or by the defendant. If your claim is not successful, you pay nothing.

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NOTICE: If you received a NOTICE OF DATA BREACH letter from CIC Group, Inc., contact the attorneys at Console & Associates at (866) 778-5500 to discuss your legal options, or submit a confidential Case Evaluation form here.