Data Breach

American International College Data Breach Investigation

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Shamis & Gentile P.A., one of the nation's premier class action law firms specializing in data breach cases, is investigating the American International College data breach. If you were affected by the data breach, your sensitive personally identifiable information may have been exposed, and you may be eligible for compensation.

About American International College

American International College (AIC), founded in 1885, is a private, coeducational institution located in Springfield, Massachusetts. It offers a range of programs through its schools of Arts, Education and Sciences; Business Administration; Health Sciences; and Continuing Education. AIC is known for its commitment to diversity and inclusion, providing a liberal arts education to a vibrant community of over 500 employees and numerous students from various backgrounds.

The December 2023 Data Breach

In early December 2023, AIC discovered suspicious activity within its network. An immediate investigation revealed that from November 14, 2023, to December 3, 2023, there was unauthorized access to the college's systems. The breach was thoroughly investigated with the help of third-party forensic specialists, who confirmed the security compromise.

The company reports 11,822 people were impacted by the breach.

Exposed Information:

  • Social Security Number

Your Rights and Next Steps

If your information was compromised in this breach, it's important to take action to protect your identity and personal data. Here are some steps you can take:

  1. Monitor your financial accounts for any unauthorized activity.
  2. Consider placing a fraud alert or a credit freeze on your credit reports.
  3. Take advantage of the free credit monitoring services offered by AIC through Experian.
  4. Stay vigilant and report any suspicious activities to your bank and credit card issuers.

AIC has also notified relevant state and federal regulators and is cooperating with law enforcement to further investigate and address the incident.

You May Be Entitled to Compensation

If you believe your data was compromised in this breach, you might be eligible for compensation. Lawyers are ready to help assess your case and guide you through the process of securing what you may be rightfully owed. By completing the below form, you can join the lawsuit and take a step towards protecting your rights and potentially receiving compensation.


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