Professional Finance Company (PFC) Data Breach
The Lyon Firm is actively involved in class action personal privacy and data theft cases and is currently investigating Professional Finance Company data breach claims on behalf of plaintiffs in Colorado and nationwide.
UPDATE: The Lyon Firm has filed a class action complaint against PFC for allegedly failing to protect the personal information of individuals. Contact the firm now to learn more and join the lawsuit.
The Professional Finance Company, which does business as PFC out of Colorado, has begun sending out notice of a recent data breach. The PFC data breach allegedly involves the sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to a large number of individuals, with 663 entities listed as potentially impacted.
PFC is an accounts receivable management company which provides the collection and accounts receivable services to a variety of companies, including healthcare providers across the United States. The type of leaked information may include:
- Social Security number
- Dates of birth
- Accounts receivable balance
- Payment information
- Telephone number
- Health insurance information
- Medical treatment information
On February 26, 2022, Professional Finance Company discovered that it had experienced a ransomware attack in which the sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information in its system may have been accessed. Some PFC systems were disabled and data on those systems was accessed.
On May 5, PFC notified its healthcare provider partners that sensitive personal information may have been stolen. PFC is mailing letters to potentially involved individuals with details about the incident and offering free credit monitoring and identity theft protection services.