Posted On August 4, 2022 Consumer Privacy & Data Breaches
August 4, 2022 – On July 28, 2022, Gaedeke Group, LLC reported a data breach after an unauthorized party was able to access certain employee email accounts containing sensitive data belonging to employees, suppliers and other individuals. Based on an official filing from the company, the incident resulted in an unauthorized party gaining access to the following data types: names, addresses, Social Security numbers, driver’s license numbers, passport numbers, and certain medical information. After confirming that consumer data was leaked, Gaedeke began sending out data breach notification letters to all individuals who were impacted by the recent data security incident.
If you received a data breach notification, it is essential you understand what is at risk. The data breach lawyers at Console & Associates, P.C. are actively investigating the Gaedeke data breach on behalf of people whose information was exposed. As a part of this investigation, we are providing free consultations to anyone affected by the breach who is interested in learning more about the risks of identity theft, what they can do to protect themselves, and what their legal options may be to obtain compensation from Gaedeke Group, LLC.
Based on the information provided in the company’s official filing, the Gaedeke Group, LLC recently learned that an unauthorized party or parties had gained access to certain employee email accounts. In response, the company secured the affected accounts and began working with a security forensics firm to investigate the incident.
The company confirmed that the unauthorized individuals had access to employee email accounts between June 28, 2021 and August 24, 2021.
After learning that sensitive consumer data was accessible to an unauthorized party, Gaedeke Group then reviewed the affected files to determine what information was compromised and which consumers were impacted. While the breached information varies depending on the individual, it may include your name, address, Social Security number, driver’s license number, passport number, and certain medical information.
On July 28, 2022, Gaedeke Group sent out data breach letters to all individuals whose information was compromised as a result of the recent data security incident.
More Information About Gaedeke Group, LLC
Founded in 1995, Gaedeke Group, LLC is a real estate company specializing in office space. Gaedeke Group is based in Dallas, Texas, but maintains a portfolio of 3 million square feet of office space real estate in Arizona, Texas, Florida, New York and Washington, D.C. Gaedeke Group also provides investment, acquisition, leasing, management, construction management, and portfolio management services to its corporate clients. Gaedeke Group employs more than 100 people and generates approximately $25 million in annual revenue.
At Console & Associates, P.C., our consumer privacy lawyers monitor all security and data breaches to help affected consumers pursue their legal remedies. We offer free consultations to victims of data breaches and can explain your rights in clear, understandable terms so you can make an informed decision about how to proceed with your case. If you’ve been affected by the Gaedeke data breach or any other data security incident, Console & Associates, P.C., will investigate your case at no charge and offer you thorough advice about how to most effectively proceed with your case. If you decide to bring a case, we only get paid if you do. If your claim is successful, any legal fees are either paid by the defendant or come out of the funds recovered from the defendant. If your claim doesn’t result in a recovery, you will pay nothing.
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Below is a copy of the initial data breach letter issued by Gaedeke Group, LLC:
Gaedeke Group, LLC (“Gaedeke”) recently discovered an incident that may have involved the personal information of some of its employees, suppliers, or other individuals. Gaedeke is working to identify potentially affected individuals to provide notice of the incident and steps Gaedeke has taken to address the incident, as well as guidance on what individuals can do to protect themselves.
Gaedeke recently learned that an unauthorized third party gained access to certain Gaedeke employees’ email accounts. Upon discovering the incident, Gaedeke promptly secured the email accounts and began an internal investigation. Gaedeke also engaged a forensic security firm to investigate the incident and confirm the security of its email and computer systems. Based on the investigation, Gaedeke determined that the email accounts contained, depending on the individual, name, address, Social Security number, driver’s license number, passport number, and certain medical information. Gaedeke is notifying those individuals whose personal information was contained in the email accounts and for whom it has contact information.
Potentially involved individuals may wish to review the tips provided by the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) on fraud alerts, security/credit freezes and steps that they can take to avoid identity theft. For more information and to contact the FTC, please visit www.ftc.gov/idtheft or call 1-877-ID-THEFT (1-877-438-4338). These individuals may also contact the FTC at: Federal Trade Commission, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20580.
Gaedeke deeply regrets any concern or inconvenience this incident may cause. Gaedeke is reinforcing information security procedures with its employees and implementing changes to help prevent an incident like this from happening again. Additional information is available via a confidential, toll-free inquiry line at (888) 865-6550 from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Central time, Monday through Friday.