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Minami Tamaki Investigating Capital One Data Breach

Minami Tamaki Investigating Capital One Data Breach

Minami Tamaki is investigating the recently announced Capital One data breach that resulted in unauthorized access to the private information of approximately 100 million credit card applicants and customers in the United States.

In a press release, Capital One stated that 140,000 Social Security numbers and 80,000 linked bank account numbers of credit card customers were compromised.

In addition, millions of applicants’ names, addresses, zip codes, phone numbers, e-mail addresses, dates of birth, self-reported income, and credit histories were reportedly accessed.

The data breach may have affected individuals who applied for a Capital One credit card product from 2005 to 2019. The hack appears to be one of the largest data breaches ever to hit a financial services company.

The FBI has reportedly arrested one individual in connection with the data breach. Capital One stated that on July 19, 2019, it determined that there was unauthorized access by an outside individual on March 22 and March 23, 2019.

Minami Tamaki attorneys have experience representing individuals who have been harmed by privacy breaches. If you are concerned that your information may have been compromised in the Capital One data breach, you may contact us online or call us at 415-788-9000 to set up a free consultation.

Minami Tamaki LLP Named One of California’s Top Ranked Law Firms

Minami Tamaki LLP Named One of California’s Top Ranked Law Firms

LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell has selected Minami Tamaki LLP as one of California’s Top Ranked Law Firms. Only 222 law firms in California – out of nearly 43,000 considered – received this recognition. Only 32 firms in San Francisco made the list.

Our firm achieved this recognition by having at least a third of our practicing attorneys achieve the AV Preeminent rating, the the highest rating in legal ability and ethical standards. The AV Preeminent is a significant rating accomplishment, a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank her or him at the highest level of professional excellence.

California’s Top Ranked Law Firms will be published as a standalone magazine and distributed statewide with The Wall Street Journal and The Recorder, as well as The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, and The National Law Journal, on May 31, 2013. The publication will also be featured on throughout the year.

LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell is an authoritative resource for information on the worldwide legal profession. With a history spanning more than 140 years, the Martindale-Hubbell Legal Network is powered by a database of over one million lawyers and law firms in over 160 countries. The network is used to find local attorneys, confirm their credentials and select firms that provide services for their personal and professional legal needs.