Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating eCapital Corp., regarding its recent data breach. The eCapital data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 1,800 individuals.
ABOUT eCAPITAL CORP.:
Founded in 2006, eCapital is capital finance company that works with businesses in need of capital. eCapital uses factoring, alternative financing, working capital advances, and other techniques to generate immediate funding for its clients. Over time, eCapital has expanded their operations by acquiring capital finance firms across North America and the United Kingdom. Headquartered in Miami, Florida, eCapital employs over 500 individuals in six different offices.
On July 22, 2022, eCapital discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, eCapital concluded that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information. On August 8, 2022, eCapital began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Driver’s license number
If you received a breach notification letter from eCapital Corp.:
We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you were impacted by the eCapital data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.
- Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
- Enroll in the free credit monitoring service provided by eCapital Corp.;
- Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
- Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
- Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
- Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.