Sigrist, Cheek, Potter & Huyser Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Sigrist, Cheek, Potter & Huyser, PLLC (“SCP&H”) regarding its recent data breach. The SCP&H data breach involved sensitive personal information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.


SCP&H is a Certified Public Accounting firm based in Arizona. Serving both individuals and businesses, SCP&H offers a wide range of financial services, including tax, consulting, and accounting services; QuickBooks setup, support, and training; business startup services, including LLC/S Corporation formation; and tax consulting and planning. Additionally, SCP&H provides income tax preparation for all types of businesses and individuals, payroll and sales tax reporting, monthly bookkeeping, financial statement preparation, and virtual accounting services.2 Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, SCP&H has one location and employs over 20 individuals.


On July 11, 2023, SCP&H discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which sensitive personal information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, SCP&H determined that an unauthorized party may have accessed this sensitive information through an employee’s email account and a cloud-based data storage site used to store documents from June 6, 2023, to July 12, 2023. On January 24, 2024, SCP&H began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The exact type of personal information potentially exposed has not been made publicly available by SCP&H. However, according to state reporting guidelines, “personal information” can include the following types of information:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Driver’s license or state-issued identification number
  • Financial information (e.g., financial account number, credit or debit card number)
  • Medical information
  • Taxpayer ID number
  • Identity protection personal ID number

If you received a breach notification letter from Sigrist, Creek, Potter & Huyser, PLLC:

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 SCP&H 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 Sigrist, Creek, Potter & Huyser, PLLC;
  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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