Fedway Associates Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Fedway Associates, Inc. regarding its recent data breach. The Fedway Associates data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 2,400 individuals.


Fedway Associates is a wine and spirits distributor based in New Jersey. Serving over 7,000 restaurants, clubs, taverns, and retail stores, Fedway Associates distributes products that cover every category of the beverage alcohol industry.2 Additionally, Fedway Associates is capable of delivering up to 60,000 cases of alcohol a day and claims to be the largest liquor wholesaler and distributor in New Jersey.2 Headquartered in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, Fedway Associates has two additional corporate offices in New Jersey and employs over 500 individuals.


Recently, Fedway Associates discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, Fedway Associates determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information through an employee’s email account on September 22, 2023. On December 6, 2023, Fedway Associates began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information potentially exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number

If you have received a breach notification letter from Fedway Associates, 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 sam@turkestrauss.com.

If you were impacted by the Fedway Associates 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 any free credit monitoring services provided by Fedway Associates, 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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