Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Middletown Valley Bank regarding its recent data breach. The Middletown Valley Bank data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an unknown number of individuals.
ABOUT MIDDLETOWN VALLEY BANK:
Middletown Valley Bank is a full-service commercial bank that provides banking, lending, and mortgage services, investment management, credit cards, and retirement services to customers in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C., Virginia, and West Virginia. Founded in 1908, Middletown Valley Bank expanded over the next century by acquiring and merging with other banks in the area. Today, Middletown Valley Bank also provides resources and services for prospective homebuyers and those looking to refinance. Headquartered in Middletown, Maryland, Middletown Valley Bank operates ten branches throughout Maryland and Pennsylvania.
On October 1, 2022, Middletown Valley Bank and its mortgage lending subsidiary, Millennium Financial Group, Inc., 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, Middletown Valley Bank determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information on October 1, 2022. On November 14, 2022, Middletown Valley Bank began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information impacted includes:
- Social Security number
- Driver’s license number
- Passport number
- Financial information (e.g., account number)
- Other information provided to Middletown Valley Bank
If you received a breach notification letter from Middletown Valley Bank:
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 Middletown Valley Bank 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 any free credit monitoring service provided by Middletown Valley Bank;
- 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.