Data Breach Notifications

Entity Information

  • Type of Organization: Other Government Entity
  • Entity Name: Chatham County, North Carolina
  • Street Address: 12 East Street | P.O. Box 1809
  • City: Pittsboro
  • State, or Country if outside the US: North Carolina
  • Zip Code: 27312

Submitted By

  • Name: Richard Reiter
  • Title: Attorney at Law
  • Firm name (if different than entity): Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
  • Telephone Number: 9148727728
  • Email Address:
  • Relationship to entity whose information was compromised: Breach Counsel

Breach Information

  • Total number of persons affected (including residents): 2134
  • 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: 10/28/2020
  • Date Breach Discovered: 10/28/2020
  • 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: 4/27/2020
  • Copy of notice to affected Maine residents: ME AG Notice Letter - Chatham(253176746.1).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: 12 months of credit and CyberScan monitoring, a $1,000,000 insurance reimbursement policy, and fully managed id theft recovery services.