Washington State Department of Licensing Data Breach – Class Action Investigation

Chimicles Schwartz Kriner & Donaldson-Smith LLP is investigating a potential data breach class action lawsuit against Washington State Department of Licensing following recent news of an alleged data breach  involving the possible theft of sensitive information.

The Washington State Department of Licensing discovered this data breach on January 24, 2022 after becoming aware that the state’s business and professional license system was exposed to unauthorized activity. Approximately 650,000 individuals with business registrations and/or professional license information registered with Washington state may have been affected by this breach.

The information potentially exposed in this data breach include: 

  • Name
  • Email Address
  • Date of Birth
  • Social Security Number
  • Driver License Number

If you believe that your personal information may have been compromised as a result of this alleged incident, or you have received a notice from the Washington Department of Licensing, please contact the attorney(s) listed below by using the form provided.

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Attorneys for this case:

Benjamin F. Johns
Samantha E. Holbrook
Alex M. Kashurba