Forever 21 Data Breach Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

Closed Settlement Statement:

According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.

Case Summary:

Forever 21 Retail, Inc. and Forever 21, Inc. are settling a class action alleging they bear responsibility for the cyberattack they suffered in a data breach, announced on December 28, 2017, which exposed customer payment card data. The complaint alleges breach of implied contract and violations of California consumer protection laws.

Docket Number:


Company: Forever 21

Filing Deadline: March 21, 2022

Class Period: April 13, 2017 to October 24, 2017

Objection Deadline: March 21, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: March 21, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: April 21, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

To file a claim, you must provide documentation of your purchase or information on the store, card, and date. To request reimbursement, you must provide documentation of the time you spent (above a certain amount) and for amounts involving credit monitoring services, other out-of-pocket expenses for dealing with the data breach, and fraudulent charges. See the Notice and Claim Form for what’s required in the case of unreimbursed fraudulent charges.


You may be eligible if you live in the US and used a credit, debit, or other payment card to make a point-of-sale purchase at one of the affected Forever 21 stores during the time that payment card data for that particular store was at risk.

For dates for each affected store, see the list at https://www.forever21classactionsettlement.com/Home/Stores.

Typical Settlement Amount:

(1) Expense reimbursement: Up to $250, for time spent (up to three hours, if no fraudulent charges were made, or four hours, if fraudulent charges were made, at $25/hour), credit monitoring, and expenses. (2) Extraordinary expense reimbursement: Up to $10,000.

Total Settlement Amount: Unknown

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firms:
Glancy Prongay & Murray
Jones Ward PLC
Law Offices of Paul Whalen PC
Morgan & Morgan

Claim Form: Forever 21 Data Breach Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Hameed-Bolden, et al. v. Forever 21 Retail, Inc., et al.

Settlement Website: Forever 21 Data Breach Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Epiq Class Action & Claims Solutions, Inc.

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Forever 21 Claims Administrator
P.O. Box 4454
Portland, OR 97208-4454

Tags: Exposing Private Information, Exposure to cyber crime, Your Privacy