EBlock Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating EBlock Corporation (“EBlock”) regarding its recent data breach. The EBlock data breach involved personal identifiable information belonging to over 1,500 individuals.


EBlock is an online vehicle auction company based in Canada. Launched in 2016, EBlock connects land and technology through a real-time dealer-to-dealer digital auction platform that allows dealers to buy and sell cars at physical auction locations and online in a single auction experience.2 Whether physically or digitally, EBlock empowers today’s most innovative dealers and wholesalers to buy and sell inventory in less time.2 Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, EBlock has additional offices and logistic centers in Canada and the United States and employs over 500 individuals.


Recently, EBlock discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, EBlock determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information between August 12 and August 14, 2023. On April 8, 2024, EBlock began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information potentially exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Date of birth
  • Driver’s license number
  • Financial information (e.g., bank account number, bank routing number)

If you received a breach notification letter from EBlock Corporation:

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 EBlock 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 EBlock Corporation;
  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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