Regulator Marine Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Regulator Marine, Inc. (“Regulator”) regarding its recent data breach. The Regulator data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 1,300 individuals.


Regulator is a fishing boat manufacturer based in North Carolina. Founded in 1988, Regulator began with Joan and Maxwell Owen setting out to reinvent the center console experience with their first boat, the Regulator 26.2 Built in North Carolina and tested against the challenging conditions of the Outer Banks, Regulator’s offshore models are built with quality and durability in mind.2 Headquartered in Edenton, North Carolina, Regulator employs over 200 individuals.


On March 20, 2024, Regulator discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, Regulator determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information between March 18 and March 19, 2024. On April 23, 2024, Regulator began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information potentially exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number

If you received a breach notification letter from Regulator Marine, 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

If you were impacted by the Regulator 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 that may be provided by Regulator Marine, 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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