BETCO Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Builders Equipment & Tool Company (“BETCO”) regarding a recent data breach. The BETCO data breach involved sensitive personal information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.


BETCO is a construction equipment contractor based in Texas. Founded in 1945, BETCO provides scaffold rental, scaffold erection and dismantle services, and scaffold engineering and design services to Houston, Beaumont, Dallas, San Antonio, and Austin, Texas.2 Today, BETCO dedicates itself to providing quality equipment and services to the construction industry in both commercial and industrial environments with consistency and professionalism.2 Headquartered in Houston, Texas, BETCO employs over 200 individuals.


Recently, BETCO discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which sensitive personal identifiable information may have been accessed and acquired. In April 2024, BETCO reported the data breach to the Attorney General of Texas. According to the breach report, BETCO has notified individuals whose data may have been impacted. The type of information potentially exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Address
  • Driver’s license or government-issued ID number (e.g., passport, state ID card)
  • Financial information (e.g., account number, credit or debit card number)

If you received a breach notification letter from Builders Equipment & Tool Company:

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 BETCO 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 Builders Equipment & Tool Company:
  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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