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Nelnet Servicing, LLC Data Breach Exposes Individuals’ Personal Information

In July 2022, Nelnet Servicing, LLC (“Nelnet”), a student loan servicing company, became aware of a likely data breach involving its network. Based on a forensic investigation, Nelnet confirmed that cybercriminals had infiltrated its systems and gained unauthorized access to files containing the personal and confidential information of 2,501,324 individuals.

Did You Receive a Data Breach Letter From Nelnet?

According to Nelnet, the personal information exposed to cybercriminals in the data breach includes:

  • Names
  • Social Security numbers
  • Addresses
  • Phone numbers
  • Email addresses

As a result of the data breach, these individuals’ personal and highly sensitive information may be in the hands of cybercriminals who can place the information for sale on the dark web or use the information to perpetrate identity fraud.

Murphy Law Firm is investigating claims on behalf of all individuals whose personal and confidential information was potentially compromised in the data breach involving Nelnet. We are evaluating legal options, including a potential class action lawsuit, to recover damages for individuals who were affected by the data breach.

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If you received a breach notification letter and would like information about your legal rights and options for compensation, please provide your information above or contact us at or (405) 389-4989.