Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Gateway First Bank regarding its recent data breach. The Gateway First Bank data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 1,750 individuals.
ABOUT GATEWAY FIRST BANK:
Gateway First Bank is a financial institution offering a variety of banking and mortgage services to individuals and businesses. Accordingly, Gateway First Bank provides personal loans, small business cash management resources, commercial lending services, wealth management solutions, and more. Founded in 2000, Gateway First Bank prides itself as one of the largest financial institutions in Oklahoma, with assets totaling $2 billion. Headquartered in Jenks, Oklahoma, Gateway First Bank operates 8 banking centers and 115 mortgage locations to serve over 100,000 customers throughout the state.
On February 1, 2022, Gateway First 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, Gateway First Bank determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information between March 26, 2021, and February 23, 2022. On June 1, 2023, Gateway First 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 Gateway First 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you were impacted by the Gateway First Bank data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.
- Carefully review any breach notice and retain a copy;
- Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by Gateway First 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.