Notice of Data Incident

Notice of Data Incident

PR Newswire

June 19, 2024

Clifton Park, NY – Sheet Metal Workers Local Union #83 Insurance Fund and Annuity Fund ("Sheet Metal") announces a data incident that may have impacted individuals' information. On March 25, 2024, Sheet Metal identified unusual activity in an email account and immediately launched an investigation. The investigation determined there was unauthorized access to an employee's email account between March 18, 2024, and March 26, 2024. Therefore, they conducted a review of the contents of the email account to determine the type of information contained therein. The type of information included name and one or more of the following: address, phone number, email address, date of birth, Social Security number, driver's license/state ID number, passport number, financial account number, routing number, financial institution name, credit/debit card information, treatment/diagnosis information, prescription information, provider name, medical record number, Medicare/Medicaid ID number, health insurance information, and/or treatment cost. In response to this incident, Sheet Metal changed the email account password and reviewed its policies and procedures. They are also offering potentially impacted individuals' access to credit monitoring and identity protection services. To obtain more information about this incident or to enroll in these services, individuals should contact the assistance line at 1-833-566-9862 Monday through Friday (excluding holidays), 8 am to 8 pm ET. Individuals may also write to Sheet Metal at: Sheet Metal Privacy Officer, 900 Commerce Drive, Clifton Park, NY 12065. Individuals are encouraged to remain vigilant against incidents of identity theft and fraud by reviewing credit reports/account statements and explanation of benefits forms for suspicious activity and to detect errors. Individuals may also place a fraud alert or credit freeze on their credit report by contacting the credit reporting agencies: TransUnion: 1-800-680-7289, www.transunion.com; Experian: 1-888-397-3742, www.experian.com; Equifax: 1-888-298-0045, www.equifax.com. Instances of known or suspected identity theft should also be reported to law enforcement, the state Attorney General, and the FTC.

/PRNewswire -- June 19, 2024/

SOURCE Sheet Metal Workers Local Union #83 Insurance Fund and Annuity Fund

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