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Forever 21 (F21 OpCo) Data Breach Investigation

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The Lyon Firm is reviewing new reports that over 539,000 individuals may have been impacted in the recent Forever 21 – F21 OpCo data breach. 

According to a published notification letter submitted by their counsel to the Maine Attorney General’s Office, on March 20, 2023, Forever 21 identified “a cyber incident that impacted a limited number of systems.”

An investigation determined that an unauthorized third party accessed F21 systems between January 5, 2023 and March 21, 2023. The notification does not explain how the unauthorized individual gained access.

The leaked files contain the personal and protected health information of employees who were enrolled in the F21 health plan, such as their name, Social Security number, date of birth, bank account number, and information regarding their health plan.


Forever 21 is a fashion retailer headquartered in Los Angeles, offering a line of clothing, accessories, and beauty products for women, men, and children. Founded in 1984 and originally named Fashion 21, Forever 21 started with a single store location in Highland Park, Los Angeles. Today, the company operates over 540 locations as well as an online e-commerce store.

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