Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Ellington Management Group, LLC, regarding its recent data breach. The Ellington Management Group data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 2,500 individuals.
ABOUT ELLINGTON MANAGEMENT GROUP, LLC:
Ellington Management Group is a hedge fund specializing in credit, mortgage, and fixed income markets. Founded in 1994, Ellington Management Group aims to hedge in a variety of sectors, including commercial mortgages, consumer debt, and corporate debt. Today, Ellington Management Group is a leader in data-driven investment, working with investors around the world. Headquartered in Old Greenwich, Connecticut, Ellington Management Group operates satellite offices in New York City and London. Currently, Ellington Management Group employs more than 160 individuals to manage over $15 billion in assets.
On February 24, 2022, Ellington Management Group 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, Ellington Management Group concluded that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information. On August 29, 2022, Ellington Management Group began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Date of birth
- Driver’s license number
- Financial information (account number, credit or debit card number)
- Electronic signature
- Mortgage loan application information
If you received a breach notification letter from Ellington Management Group, LLC:
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 Ellington Management Group 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 Ellington Management Group, LLC;
- 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.