Shopify Loses Bid to Stay Class Action Over Crypto Wallet Breach – Bloomberg Law

By Samantha Hawkins
E-commerce platform Shopify Inc. lost its bid to pause a class action lawsuit brought over a data breach that compromised the cryptocurrency portfolios of Leger SAS customers, after a federal judge in Delaware ruled that a stay likely wouldn’t affect the suit.
Gregory Forsberg and his co-plaintiffs claimed that the 2020 data breach affected Leger SAS cryptocurrency hardware wallets, which had contracted with third-party vendors Shopify and TaskUs to operate its online store and provide customer support. The breach compromised the personal information of 272,000 individuals, and some customers faced threats of physical violence or blackmail if they didn’t transfer …
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