New Consulting Firm Data Breach Suit Increases Class to 2.5M

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By Abby Wargo (April 28, 2022, 3:37 PM EDT) — Consulting firm Horizon Actuarial Services LLC was hit Thursday with another proposed class action in Georgia federal court over a November 2021 data breach that the firm allegedly failed to timely notify its customers of, this time claiming it put over 2.5 million benefit plan members at risk of identity theft.

Greg Torrano filed the lawsuit on behalf of 2,537,261 individuals signed up for benefits plans through their employers whose personally identifiable information, like names, birth dates and Social Security numbers, was stolen in the data breach. Torrano said in his complaint Horizon knew about the breach when it happened but…

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