Volkswagen and Audi agreed to a $3.5 million settlement to resolve claims their customers’ information was stolen in a data breach spanning several years.
Consumers took legal action against Volkswagen and Audi after the companies announced a data breach in 2021 that affected over 3.3 million Audi purchasers. The breach reportedly exposed sales and marketing data from 2014 and 2019 during a period of time between August 2019 and May 2021.
Audi and its parent company, Volkswagen, are automotive manufacturers that sell luxury vehicles around the world.
Volkswagen and Audi haven’t admitted any wrongdoing but agreed to a $3.5 million class action settlement to resolve these allegations.
Volkswagen, Audi Data Breach Class Action Lawsuit
- Who’s Eligible:
- Consumers who received a notice from Volkwagen and/or Audi informing them that their personal information (PI) or sensitive personal information (SPI) may have been exposed in the 2019 to 2021 data breach
- Nationwide PI subclass: class members whose PI was compromised in the data breach.
- Nationwide SPI subclass: class members whose SPI was compromised in the data breach.
- California SPI subclass: class members whose SPI was compromised in the data breach while residing in California.
- Estimated Amount: $5,350
- Proof of Purchase: Yes, Documentation of data breach-related expenses.
- Claim Form Deadline: 04/12/2023
- Case Name & Number:
- In Re: Volkswagen Data Incident Litigation, Case No. 4:21-cv-08518, in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
- How to file a claim:
- Head over to the Claim Form.
- Read over the claim form to see if you are eligible.
- Complete the claim form with your info.
- Submit your claim form to receive your potential award!
(Click here to file a claim)
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