Arcadia Publishing Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Arcadia Publishing, Inc. regarding its recent data breach. The Arcadia Publishing data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 13,000 individuals.


Arcadia Publishing is a book and periodical publishing company based in South Carolina. Founded in 1993, Arcadia Publishing specializes in publishing books focused on local interests, including histories of various towns and cities in America. With a catalog of over 17,000 books, Arcadia Publishing aims to reconnect people to their communities by offering hometown history.2 Headquartered in Mount Pleasant, North Carolina, Arcadia Publishing publishes 500 new books each year and employs over 50 individuals.


On April 19, 2023, Arcadia Publishing 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, Arcadia Publishing determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information between March 6 and April 19, 2023. On October 4, 2023, Arcadia Publishing began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Financial account number
  • Tax identification number

If you received a breach notification letter from Arcadia Publishing, Inc.:

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 Arcadia Publishing 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 Arcadia Publishing, Inc.;
  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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