Data Breach

ProctorU Data Breach Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating online exam proctoring platform ProctorU for failure to adequately safeguard user data, resulting in a data breach. ProctorU, whose services monitor online test-takers for behaviors indicative of cheating, became aware of a potential data intrusion on July 27th, 2020, and later confirmed via blog post that their database […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Sovereign Lending Group, Inc. False Advertising Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Sovereign Lending, Inc. for false representations made in promotional materials for their mortgage loan offerings. Sovereign primarily aims their deceptive marketing at active service members and veterans, insofar as the advertisements are for Veteran’s Affairs (VA) guaranteed mortgages.  These advertisements frequently misstate the credit terms of their offerings, […]

Consumer Protection

Harris Jewelry Credit Scheme Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Harris Jewelry (also known as Harris Originals) for deceptively promoting and unlawfully operating a credit service called “the Harris Program.” Harris Jewelry operates stores near military installations and primarily caters to active duty servicemembers, with in-store merchandise matched to the local branch. Harris employees use this merchandise as […]

Consumer Protection

D.C. Amends Data Breach Notification Law

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In March, the Council of Washington D.C. signed into law the Security Breach Protection Amendment Act of 2019. An amendment to D.C.’s existing data breach law, this act broadens consumer protections in the event of a data breach event. For instance, the act expands the definition of “personal information” in relation to the data compromised […]