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The Lyon Firm Files Nelnet Servicing Data Breach Class Action Lawsuit

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The Lyon Firm is actively involved in data privacy and data theft cases and is currently investigating the Nelnet Servicing data breach on behalf of victims and plaintiffs.

Update: The Lyon Firm has filed a class action Nelnet data breach complaint on behalf of impacted individuals nationwide. The firm continues to fight for your personal privacy rights, and compensate victims for damages and ongoing emotional distress. 

Nelnet Servicing, a company operating out of Lincoln, Nebraska, may have experienced a data breach that allegedly exposed the names, addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, and Social Security numbers of up to 2.5 million student loan borrowers.

According to the notification letter sent out by Nelnet Servicing,  the breach impacted “certain student loan account registration information.” An unknown party hacked into the systems in June 2022. Nelnet stated that the following private information was subject to unauthorized access:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Email address
  • Phone number
  • Social Security number

Joe Lyon is a highly-rated data breach lawyer and Privacy Attorney representing plaintiffs nationwide in class action security breach lawsuits.