Gates Corporation Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Gates Corporation regarding its recent data breach. The Gates Corporation data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 11,000 individuals.


Gates Corporation is a global manufacturing company which produces application-specific fluid power and transmission solutions. Accordingly, Gates Corporation employs over 15,000 individuals and operates over 120 locations in 30 countries. Founded in 1911 by Charles Gates as a tire and rubber shop, Gates Corporation has led innovations in power transmission and fluid power for over 100 years. With it’s United States base headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Gates Corporation operates additional headquarters in Singapore, Shanghai, and Hesperange, Luxembourg.


On February 11, 2023, Gates Corporation discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, Gates Corporation determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed and obtained this sensitive information by launching a ransomware attack between February 7 and February 11, 2023. On June 30, 2023, Gates Corporation began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Address
  • Date of birth
  • Driver’s license
  • Passport
  • Financial account information (e.g., direct deposit information)


If you received a breach notification letter from Gates Corporation:

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

If you were impacted by the Gates Corporation 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 Gates Corporation;
  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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