Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Veridian Credit Union regarding its recent data breach. The Veridian Credit Union data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.
ABOUT VERIDIAN CREDIT UNION:
Veridian Credit Union is a financial institution offering a full range of financial products and services to individuals and businesses. Accordingly, Veridian Credit Union specializes in insurance, investments, and financial planning, as well as auto, mortgage, and home equity loans. Founded in 1934, Veridian Credit Union was formed by a group of John Deere employees. Headquartered in Waterloo, Iowa, Veridian Credit Union employs over 900 individuals across 30 branches throughout Iowa and Nebraska.
Recently, Veridian Credit Union discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, Veridian Credit Union determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed and obtained this sensitive information between April 1 and April 2, 2023. On May 3, 2023, Veridian Credit Union began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Date of birth
- Account numbers
- Loan information (e.g., loan numbers, term and loan balance)
If you received a breach notification letter from Veridian Credit Union:
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 Veridian Credit Union 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 services provided by Veridian Credit Union;
- 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.