Data Breach

Benefit Management Data Breach: Know Your Rights

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You May Be Entitled to Compensation

If you've received a notice from Benefit Management Corp about a data breach, or if you have reason to believe your personal information has been compromised, it's important to understand that you may be entitled to compensation. Lawyers are ready to help you navigate this situation and ensure that your rights are protected.

What Happened?

Benefit Management Corp experienced a data breach where an unauthorized person accessed their computer network and obtained files containing personal information. This incident occurred between September 8, 2023, and September 11, 2023. The company has disclosed this breach to the Massachusetts Attorney General's office, and the details can be found on the Massachusetts Attorney General's website.

Your Rights and Next Steps

Your personal information, including your name and other sensitive data elements, may have been exposed. Benefit Management Corp has taken steps to secure their systems and is offering identity monitoring services through Kroll at no cost for two years. To activate these services, visit Kroll's enrollment page and use the provided membership number before the activation deadline.

Here's what you can do to protect yourself further:

  • Monitor Your Accounts: Keep a close eye on your financial statements and credit reports for any unauthorized activity. If you notice anything suspicious, contact your financial institution immediately.

  • Credit Reports: You are entitled to a free credit report every 12 months from each of the three major credit bureaus. Visit or call 1-877-322-8228 to request yours.

  • Fraud Alerts: Consider placing a fraud alert on your credit reports. This notifies creditors to take extra steps to verify your identity before extending credit. Contact any one of the three credit bureaus to set this up, and they will inform the others.

  • Credit Freezes: A more secure option is a credit freeze, which prevents creditors from accessing your credit report entirely, making it difficult for identity thieves to open new accounts in your name. This can be done for free by contacting each credit bureau directly.

  • Stay Informed: Read the full Notice to Consumers from Benefit Management for more detailed information and instructions.

  • Legal Advice: If you have questions or need assistance, lawyers are ready to help you understand your rights and guide you through the necessary steps to protect your identity.

Joining a Lawsuit

If you've been affected by the Benefit Management data breach, you may have the option to join a class action lawsuit to seek compensation for damages caused by the breach. By completing the below form, you can get in touch with legal professionals who are prepared to evaluate your case and advise you on the best course of action.

Remember, taking prompt action is crucial in protecting your identity and securing your legal rights. Don't hesitate to seek the help you need.

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