ML & CO Accounting Services Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating ML & CO Accounting Services, LLC regarding its recent data breach. The ML & CO data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.


ML & CO is an accounting services company offering tax and accounting services as well as tax resolution services. As an accounting firm, ML & CO provides bookkeeping services, IRS representation, payroll services, and tax preparation and planning services. Additionally, ML & CO helps deal with back taxes, CNC status, and wage garnishments. Located in Pittsburg, Kansas, ML & CO has been offering accounting services to its customers since 2018.


Recently, ML & CO 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 and acquired. Through its investigation, ML & CO determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information through an employee email account between June 22 and July 18, 2023. On December 21, 2023, ML & CO began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Driver’s license number
  • Financial account information (e.g., bank account number, routing number, credit or debit card number)
  • Medical information
  • Health insurance information

If you received a breach notification letter from ML & CO Accounting Services, LLC:

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 ML & CO 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 ML & CO Accounting Services, LLC;
  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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