Data Breach Notifications

Entity Information

  • Type of Organization: Other Commercial
  • Entity Name: Walter's Automotive Group
  • Street Address: 3210 Adams St .
  • City: Riverside
  • State, or Country if outside the US: California
  • Zip Code: 92504

Submitted By

  • Name: James Giszczak
  • Title: Esq
  • Firm name (if different than entity): McDonald Hopkins, PLC
  • Telephone Number: 2482201354
  • Email Address:
  • Relationship to entity whose information was compromised: Counsel

Breach Information

  • Total number of persons affected (including residents): 11,118
  • Total number of Maine residents affected: 3
  • If the number of Maine residents exceeds 1,000, have the consumer reporting agencies been notified:
  • Date(s) Breach Occured: June 9, 2021 - June 16, 2021
  • Date Breach Discovered: August 4, 2021
  • Description of the Breach:
    • External system breach (hacking)
  • 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: August 19, 2021
  • Copy of notice to affected Maine residents: Walter's Auto Sales - SSN [redacted] (9794201x7AB84).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: Yes, 12 months, Equifax credit monitoring and identity theft protection services offered if SSN impacted.