Crystal Bay Casino Notifies 86,291 Individuals of Recent Data Breach

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On February 24, 2023, Crystal Bay Casino filed notice of a data breach with the attorney general offices in Maine, Montana and Massachusetts after learning that an unauthorized party accessed files on the company’s computer network containing confidential consumer information. Based on the company’s official filing, the incident resulted in an unauthorized party gaining access to consumers’ names, Social Security numbers and driver’s license numbers. After confirming that consumer data was leaked, Crystal Bay Casino began sending out data breach notification letters to the 86,291 individuals who were impacted by the recent data security incident.

If you received a data breach notification from Crystal Bay Casino, it is essential you understand what is at risk and what you can do about it. To learn more about how to protect yourself from becoming a victim of fraud or identity theft and what your legal options are in the wake of the Crystal Bay Casino data breach, please see our recent piece on the topic here.

What We Know So Far About the Crystal Bay Casino Breach

The available information regarding the Crystal Bay Casino breach comes from the company’s filing with the Attorney General of Montana. According to this source, in November 2022, Crystal Bay Casino detected unusual activity on its computer network. In response, the company secured its systems and launched an investigation to determine the nature and scope of the incident, as well as whether any consumer information was compromised as a result.

The Crystal Bay Casino investigation confirmed that an unauthorized party was able to access the company’s IT network and remove certain files. It was later determined that some of these files contained confidential consumer information.

Upon discovering that sensitive consumer data was made available to an unauthorized party, Crystal Bay Casino began to review the affected files to determine what information was compromised and which consumers were impacted. The company completed this review on January 25, 2023. While the breached information varies depending on the individual, it may include your name, Social Security number and driver’s license number.

On February 24, 2023, Crystal Bay Casino sent out data breach letters to all individuals whose information was compromised as a result of the recent data security incident.

More Information About Crystal Bay Casino

Founded in 1937, Crystal Bay Casino is a hotel and casino resort located in Crystal Bay, Nevada, near Lake Tahoe. Crystal Bay Casino also hosts live music events at the Crystal Bay Casino Crown Room. Crystal Bay Casino employs more than 92 people and generates approximately $17 million in annual revenue.

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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