Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Vellum Mortgage, Inc. regarding its recent data breach. The Vellum Mortgage data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.
ABOUT VELLUM MORTGAGE, INC.:
Vellum Mortgage is a home mortgage lender providing loan facilitation and mortgage services. Created to elevate the mortgage experience, Vellum Mortgage prides itself on providing transparency and a simplified mortgage lending process. Headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, Vellum Mortgage is licensed to work in Arizona, California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington D.C., and West Virginia. Vellum Mortgage was founded in 2018 and employs over 100 individuals.
Recently, Vellum Mortgage discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed. Vellum Mortgage disclosed that the breach was a ransomware attack on its systems. Through its investigation, Vellum Mortgage determined an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information belonging to its customers. On October 12, 2022, Vellum Mortgage began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Driver’s license number or other governmental identification
- Financial account information
- Result of credit check
If you received a breach notification letter from Vellum Mortgage:
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 email@example.com.
If you were impacted by the Vellum Mortgage 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 Vellum Mortgage, Inc.;
- 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.