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Enslin v. The Coca-Cola Company
Citation:136 F. Supp. 3d 654.
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The plaintiff worked for a subsidiary of Coca-Cola for 11 years. During the term of his employment, the plaintiff had to provide the defendant with his personal identification information (PII) including his SSN, address, back account information, credit card numbers, driver’s license information, and motor vehicle records. The defendant represented to the plaintiff that his PII would be securely retained. However, between 2007 and 2013 approximately 55 laptops were stolen and the PII of over 74,000 people was compromised. The defendant was able to recover the laptops and advised the plaintiff via a letter that his PII may have been on the laptops. Subsequently, plaintiff fell victim to identity theft.
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