Data Breach Notifications

Entity Information

  • Type of Organization: Other Government Entity
  • Entity Name: The City of Lakewood
  • Street Address: 6000 Main Street SW
  • City: Lakewood
  • State, or Country if outside the US: Washington
  • Zip Code: 98499

Submitted By

  • Name: Tho Kraus
  • Title: Deputy City Manager
  • Firm name (if different than entity):
  • Telephone Number: (253) 983-7706
  • Email Address:
  • Relationship to entity whose information was compromised: Deputy City Manager

Breach Information

  • Total number of persons affected (including residents): 24,606
  • Total number of Maine residents affected: 2
  • If the number of Maine residents exceeds 1,000, have the consumer reporting agencies been notified: No
  • Date(s) Breach Occured: 12/20/2022
  • Date Breach Discovered: 12/20/2022
  • Description of the Breach:
    • External system breach (hacking)
  • Information Acquired - Name or other personal identifier in combination with: Driver's License Number or Non-Driver Identification Card Number

Notification and Protection Services

  • Type of Notification: Written
  • Date(s) of consumer notification: 10/10/2023
  • Copy of notice to affected Maine residents: City of Lakewood, WA - Notice of Data Event - ME.pdf
  • Date of any previous (within 12 months) breach notifications: N/A
  • Were identity theft protection services offered: Yes
  • If yes, please provide the duration, the provider of the service and a brief description of the service: 12 months of complimentary monitoring and identity theft protections services through IDX. IDX identity protection services include: 12 months of credit and CyberScan monitoring, a $1,000,000 insurance reimbursement policy, and fully managed identity theft recovery services.