Steel River Data Breach Investigation

Steel River Data Breach Investigation

Lowey Dannenberg is investigating claims for violations of the common law and state consumer protection statutes by Steel River, as a result of a data breach involving highly sensitive Social Security numbers, driver’s license information, and financial account information.

If you received a notice letter, wish to participate, learn more, or discuss the issues surrounding the investigation please fill out the contact form below or please contact one of our attorneys at (215) 399-4782, or via email at

What Happened and What Information Was Involved:

Steel River provides debt collection services on behalf of its client, AvanteUSA LTD.

Steel River recently announced that on or about July 16, 2022, Steel River became aware of suspicious activity on its computer network.  The company’s investigation determined that data contained on certain Steel River systems was subject to unauthorized access and/or acquisition between May 25, 2022, and July 16, 2022. The investigation determined that certain personal information could have been impacted. The information that could have been subject to unauthorized access includes:

  • Names
  • Addresses
  • Social Security numbers
  • Driver’s license information
  • Financial account information