Data Breach Notifications

Entity Information

  • Type of Organization: Other Commercial
  • Entity Name: Verizon Communications Inc.
  • Street Address: One Verizon Way
  • City: Basking Ridge
  • State, or Country if outside the US: New Jersey
  • Zip Code: 07920

Submitted By

  • Name: Lisa Sotto
  • Title: Ms.
  • Firm name (if different than entity): Hunton Andrews Kurth
  • Telephone Number: 212-309-1223
  • Email Address:
  • Relationship to entity whose information was compromised: Outside Counsel

Breach Information

  • Total number of persons affected (including residents): 63,206
  • Total number of Maine residents affected: 82
  • If the number of Maine residents exceeds 1,000, have the consumer reporting agencies been notified:
  • Date(s) Breach Occured: 09/21/2023
  • Date Breach Discovered: 12/12/2023
  • Description of the Breach:
    • Inadvertent disclosure, Insider wrongdoing
  • Information Acquired - Name or other personal identifier in combination with: Social Security Number

Notification and Protection Services

  • Type of Notification: Written
  • Date(s) of consumer notification: 02/07/2024
  • Copy of notice to affected Maine residents: Sample_Mailing_Verizon.pdf
  • Date of any previous (within 12 months) breach notifications:
  • 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: Verizon has arranged to provide complimentary credit monitoring and identity protection services for 24 months through Allstate Identity Protection. Allstate Identity Protection delivers comprehensive financial and identity monitoring designed to help protect individuals and their finances from threats. This service allows individuals to see their personal data and monitor it with rapid alerts. If fraud occurs, individuals can obtain full service restoration and up to $1 million in reimbursement for stolen funds and expenses.