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Truluck’s Seafood Data Breach; Was Your Info Compromised?

Have you eaten at a Truluck’s Seafood, Steak & Crab House and paid with a credit card or debit card between Nov. 4 and Dec. 8, 2018 at the Austin, TX (Downtown) restaurant, or between Nov. 21 – Dec. 8, 2018 at the Dallas, TX, Houston, TX (Downtown), Houston, TX (The Woodlands), Austin, TX (Arboretum), Southlake, TX, Naples, FL, or Chicago, IL restaurants? If so, your credit and debit card numbers may have been compromised in the recent Truluck’s Data Breach.

Fear not, though, as the Zimmerman Law Offices are investigating the data breach, and on the case. To contact them, you can do it online, here, by phone, toll-free, at (877) 440-0020, or you can email Tom Zimmerman directly at: Tom@AttorneyZim.com.

Truluck’s Seafood Data Breach

It’s been recently reported that the popular, Houston-based restaurant chain, Truluck’s Seafood, Steak & Crab House, is the latest company to report a data breach; affecting consumer’s credit and debit cards. The Truluck’s Data Breach is said to have compromised the security of payment card information from purchases at eight locations between Nov. 21, 2018, and Dec. 8, 2018.  Credit or debit card numbers and expiration dates may have been captured, but customers’ names and addresses were not exposed.

To reiterate, the affected locations are as follows:

  • Austin – Arboretum
  • Austin – Downtown
  • Chicago – Downtown
  • Dallas
  • Houston
  • Naples, Florida
  • Southlake, Texas
  • The Woodlands

Per the release, any credit or debit cards used at the downtown Austin location could have had their information captured between Nov. 4 and Dec. 8, 2018.

Truluck’s Seafood first became aware of the data breach after the FBI contacted them about potential hacking of its computer systems. Truluck’s then hired third-party forensic experts to investigate, and guess what they found?  Well, their investigation confirmed that “an unauthorized actor inserted malware into the point-of-sale systems at eight restaurants to capture customer payment card information used for purchases.” (per the company’s release).  That sounds like the folks who ate there are in for more than a tummy ache.

Again, if you believe to have been affected by this recent Truluck’s Data Breach, please contact the Zimmerman Law Offices. They can be reached directly on their website, via phone call at (877) 440-0020, or by email at Tom@AttorneyZim.com.

Editor’s note on the Truluck’s Data Breach:

This piece is written about an investigation into the Truluck’s Seafood Data Breach, which may lead to a potential lawsuit. If you believe that what is alleged in this article has affected you, please don’t hesitate to reach out to the Zimmerman Law Firm (all contact information is listed above), or contact us directly. We’d be happy to help you take a step in the right direction, fight this issue, and better enable you to join any potential class action. If interested, please send an email to Outreach@ConsiderTheConsumer.com, find us on Twitter, FacebookInstagramLinkedIn, or even connect with us directly on our website! We look forward to hearing from all of you.  Please note that this investigation piece has been sponsored by Zimmerman Law Offices and Consider The Consumer has received compensation for such sponsorship.

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