Peltz Shoes Data Breach Investigation

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


Peltz Shoes is a retail footwear and clothing store offering athletic, dress, and comfort focused shoes. As a shoe retailer, Peltz Shoes offers shoes and clothing from a variety of brands including Keen, Merrell, ON running, Skechers, Birkenstock, and Reebok. Founded in 1957, Peltz Shoes began when Bernard Peltz moved to St. Petersburg, Florida with the dream of starting a successful shoe store. Today, Peltz Shoes has expanded to 6 locations across Florida and has an online storefront that serves customers across the United States. Headquartered in Clearwater, Florida, Peltz Shoes employs approximately 80 individuals.


On July 20, 2023, Peltz Shoes 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, Peltz Shoes determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed and acquired this sensitive information on July 19, 2023. On September 11, 2023, Peltz Shoes began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number

If you received a breach notification letter from BGP, Inc. d/b/a Peltz Shoes:

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 Peltz Shoes 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 BGP, Inc. d/b/a Peltz Shoes;
  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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