Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Village Bank regarding its recent data breach. The Village Bank data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 3,300 individuals.
ABOUT VILLAGE BANK:
Village Bank is a financial institution offering deposit and loan services to individuals and businesses. Accordingly, Village Bank specializes in residential mortgages, personal banking, commercial lending, small business banking, and more. Founded in 1999, Village Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of Village Bank and Trust Financial Corporation. Headquartered in Midlothian, Virginia, Village Bank employs over 160 individuals throughout its 9 branch locations across Greater Richmond and Williamsburg.
Recently, Village Bank 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, Village Bank determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information through an employee email account on January 13, 2023. On May 17, 2023, Village Bank began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Financial account number
If you received a breach notification letter from Village 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 Village 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 services provided by Village 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.