Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating loanDepot regarding its recent data breach. The loanDepot data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 1,360 individuals.
loanDepot is a digital commerce company specializing in home loans, mortgage loans, and refinancing. As a home loan lender, loanDepot offers a variety of services from home purchase, home refinance, home equity, and assistance finding a home as well as credit score monitoring. Founded in 2010, loanDepot began as a mortgage lender and has grown into the 5th largest retail mortgage lender. Headquartered in Irvine, California, loanDepot has over 200 locations nationwide providing service to over 27,000 customers monthly.
On August 3, 2022, loanDepot 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, loanDepot determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information on August 2, 2022. On May 5, 2023, loanDepot began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
If you received a breach notification letter from loanDepot:
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 loanDepot 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 loanDepot;
- 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.