Founder Project Rx Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Founder Project Rx, Inc., which does business as Encore Pharmacy, regarding its recent data breach. The Encore Pharmacy data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to over 2,200 individuals.


Encore Pharmacy is a family of six brick and mortar pharmacies in Texas, Illinois, and Mississippi. Offering retail and specialty medications, Encore Pharmacy provides its customers with medical management, clinical instruction, benefit investigation, and financial assistance services.4 Additionally, Encore Pharmacy offers pharmacy services to customers with complex chronic conditions, such as hepatitis, HIV, Multiple Sclerosis, cancer, transplant, rheumatoid arthritis, and neurology. Originally founded as ReCept Pharmacy in 1978, the company rebranded as Encore Pharmacy in February 2023.


On July 24, 2023, Encore Pharmacy discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information in its system may have been accessed. Through its investigation, Encore Pharmacy determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information through an employee’s email account. On September 15, 2023, Encore Pharmacy began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Date of birth
  • Driver’s license number
  • Medical information
  • Health insurance information

If you received a breach notification letter from Founder Project Rx, Inc. d/b/a Encore Pharmacy :

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 Encore Pharmacy data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in free credit monitoring service provided by Founder Project Rx, Inc. d/b/a Encore Pharmacy;
  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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