Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Standard Bank, which recently merged with Dollar Bank, regarding its recent data breach. The Standard Bank data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 13,200 individuals.
ABOUT STANDARD BANK:
Standard Bank is a personal banking company that was acquired by Dollar Bank in May of 2021. Dollar Bank is a commercial bank serving individuals, small businesses, and corporations. As a financial institution, Dollar Bank offers checking and savings accounts, debit and credit cards, mortgages, personal loans, and credit solutions. Founded in 1855, Dollar Bank has served as an independent community bank for the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area for over 165 years. Today, Dollar Bank has expanded to Cleveland, Ohio, and Virginia Beach, Virginia.
On February 4, 2023, Dollar Bank discovered that certain Standard Bank systems had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information may have been accessed. Through its investigation, Dollar Bank determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information between March 24, 2021, and February 4, 2023. On May 31, 2023, Standard Bank began contacting former customers of Standard Bank whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Date of birth
- Driver’s license number
- Account types
- Bank account number
- Routing number
If you received a breach notification letter from Standard Bank or Dollar 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 Standard 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 Dollar 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.