Have You Participated In The National Math and Science Initiative’s Programs?
National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) recently announced that personally identifiable information of more than 191,000 individuals was exposed in a data breach. NMSI disclosed in January 2022 that highly sensitive personal information was accessed by unauthorized individuals in September 2021. The information accessed by the hackers in the data breach includes, but is not limited to, first and last names, addresses, and Social Security numbers. South Shore Hospital acknowledged that the hackers were able to exfiltrate the individuals’ highly sensitive personal information.
The exposure of personally identifiable information, especially names and Social Security numbers, poses a significant risk of identity theft, such as criminals opening financial accounts, taking out loans, filing fraudulent tax returns, and obtaining government services in the victim’s name. According to a recent FTC survey, the total cost of identity theft is nearly $50 billion per year, with victims losing an average of nearly $5,000 from the misuse of their personal and financial information.
If you received a letter from NMSI notifying you of the data breach, or you believe that your personal information was exposed in the data breach, you may entitled to participate in a class action.
If these issues sound familiar to you, you are not alone. The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) Class Action Investigation is making its rounds. If you’d like to speak with an attorney about this issue, please use the button below to contact them immediately.
If you believe that what is alleged in this piece has affected you, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. We’d be happy to help you take a step in the right direction, fight this issue, and better enable you to join the consumer class action. If interested, please send an email to Outreach@ConsiderTheConsumer.com, find us on Twitter or Facebook, or even connect with us directly on our website! We look forward to hearing from you all.
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