Data Breach Notice: Locksmith Services / American IP Marketing

On Wed Nov 23rd, we discovered a misconfiguration on the web servers of the company "Locksmith Services" which is a US based national dispatch service for Locksmiths. The misconfiguration on the website exposed the; audio recording of calls, emails, customer contact information, photos of drivers licenses and passports, photos of credit cards including the CVV numbers.

The company "Locksmith Services" has been notified of the data exposure and has since fixed the misconfiguration of it's service. It is unknown at this time if any other 3rd party has accessed the data prior to being discovered by us. There were approx 3,000 customers credit card and government issued ID records exposed.

Note: The company "Locksmith Services" is operated by the corporate entity of:

American IP Marketing
3389 Sheridan St, Hollywood, FL 33021
Phone: (866) 695-4040

In order to protect the best interests of the customers whose credit card numbers have been exposed, we are directly notifying American Express, Mastercard, Visa, and Discover Card of the affected card numbers. Where email's are available in the data set, we will be notifying those customers, and posting a breach notice to Have I Been Pwned

Any customer who has used the service of the "Locksmith Services" company since October 2016, should contact their credit card company, and department of motor vehicles to notify them of the potential abuse by unknown 3rd parties.

Alternate Company Names which "Locksmith Services" operate under:

  • American Services:
  • Locksmith Service Company
  • America‚Äôs Locksmith Services
  • 24 Hours Locksmith Service
  • 24/7 S.O.S. Locksmith Services

Emails used by "Locksmith Services" company:

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