Von Housen Automotive Group Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Von Housen Management, Inc., which does business as Von Housen Automotive Group, regarding its recent data breach. The Von Housen Automotive Group data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.


Von Housen Automotive Group is an automotive dealer that sells luxury cars both in-person and online. Accordingly, Von Housen Automotive Group markets a large selection of Mercedes-Benz vehicles, including sedans, SUVs, and vans. Operating for over 60 years, Von Housen Automotive Group offers vehicle trade-ins, car delivery services, and more. Located in Sacramento, California, Von Housen Automotive Group provides high-end Mercedes-Benz vehicles to clients throughout the greater Sacramento area.


On January 18, 2023, Von Housen Automotive Group discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, Von Housen Automotive Group determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information through an email account. On July 3, 2023, Von Housen Automotive Group began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The exact type of information has not been made publicly available by Von Housen Automotive Group. However, according to state reporting guidelines, “personal information” can include the following types of information:

  • Social Security number
  • Driver’s license number
  • Financial information
  • Medical record information
  • Taxpayer information
  • Personal identification number issued by the United States IRS

If you received a breach notification letter from Von Housen Management, Inc., d/b/a Von Housen Automotive Group:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or sam@turkestrauss.com.

If you were impacted by the Von Housen Automotive Group data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review any breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by Von Housen Management, Inc., d/b/a Von Housen Automotive Group;
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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