MW Components Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating MW Components regarding its recent data breach. The MW Components data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to over 18,000 individuals.


MW Components is a components manufacturing company offering a large selection of partsfor the aerospace, agriculture, electronics, defense, medical, and transportation industries. As a producer of stock components, MW Components has a selection of over 40,000 instruments including springs, nuts, shims, and electrical contacts. Additionally, MW Components offers engineering and design consulting and custom part manufacturing to meet customer specifications. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, MW Components has locations in California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, Ohio, Rhode Island, South Carolina, and Texas. MW Components employs approximately 1,900 individuals and has an annual revenue of over $500 million.


Recently, MW Components discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, MW Components determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information by launching a ransomware attack. Recently, MW Components began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Driver’s license number
  • Government-issued identification number (e.g., passport, state ID card)
  • Health insurance information
  • Financial information (e.g., account number, credit or debit card number)
  • Medical information

If you received a breach notification letter from MW Components:

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 MW Components 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 MW Components;
  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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