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Shareholders Derivative Suit Filed against Wendy’s for Data Breach

Continuing the trend of filing a shareholders derivative suit following a data breach, a Wendy’s shareholder recently filed a derivative suit against Wendy’s executives and board members alleging they did not adequately protect data from a breach. According to the suit, the executives and board members breached their fiduciary obligations to the shareholders by making … Continue Reading

Wendy’s reports over 1,000 restaurants affected by breach announced earlier this year

This article co-authored with guest blogger Leonel Gonzalez, a R+C summer associate and student at Roger Williams University School of Law Back in May of this year, Wendy’s reported “fewer than 300” locations had been hacked by malicious malware that targeted customer credit card information. Last week, Wendy’s released a list of 1,025 restaurant locations that were … Continue Reading

Wendy’s faces class action over data breach

We wrote about Wendy’s investigation into a data breach at its chain restaurants at the beginning of January, and now Wendy’s faces a class action over that same breach. The suit claims that Wendy’s negligently exposed customers’ credit card information and lead plaintiff, Jonathan Torres, claims that hackers used his stolen credit card information, to … Continue Reading
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