Neiman Marcus Customer Files Privacy Class Action Lawsuit Complaint Against Neiman Over Data Theft Security Breach.
The Neiman Marcus Group, LLC (“Neiman Marcus” or “Neiman” or Defendant”), a luxury specialty department store, has reportedly been named as a defendant in a privacy class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York (styled Melissa Frank v. The Neiman Marcus Group, LLC, Case No. CV 14-0233) alleging, among other things, that Neiman Marcus was subject to a data breach or data theft that may have affected credit and debit cards swiped at Neiman Marcus stores between December 15, 2013 and January 1, 2014 and that customer names, credit and debit card numbers, expiration dates, PINs and embedded codes may have been stolen potentially exposing customers to identity theft, according to the Neiman Marcus Data Theft Security Breach & Privacy class action lawsuit complaint.
The proposed Neiman Marcus class action lawsuit is reportedly brought on behalf of the following putative class members:
“All persons who used credit or debit cards at Neiman Marcus stores in the United States and shose personal and/or financial information was breached during the period from on or about December 15, 2013 to January 1, 2014.”
The Neiman Marcus Data Theft class action lawsuit complaint reportedly asserts legal claims for alleged negligence, invasion of privacy, bailment, conversion, and violation of New York General Business Law section 349.
The Plaintiffs and the putative class in the Neiman Marcus class action law suit reportedly seek, among other things, actual damages, compensatory damages, statutory damages, statutory penalties, punitive damages, costs of suit and attorneys’ fees an equitable relief requiring restitution and disgorgement of revenues and injunctive relief.
Recent privacy and data theft class action complaints have been filed against other major retailers, including Target.