Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Ventura County Credit Union regarding its recent data breach. The Ventura County Credit Union data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to approximately 81,900 individuals.
ABOUT VENTURA COUNTY CREDIT UNION:
Ventura County Credit Union is a financial services company offering general banking solutions for individuals and small businesses. As a credit union, Ventura County Credit Union offers checking and savings accounts, credit cards, retirement accounts, and youth accounts. Additionally, Ventura Credit Union provides both home and personal loans as well as car loans. Headquartered in Ventura, California, Ventura County Credit Union has 9 locations across the Ventura Area. Founded in 1950, Ventura County Credit Union has approximately 70,000 members and over $1.3 billion in assets.
On December 14, 2022, Ventura County Credit Union 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, Ventura County Credit Union determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information between October 20 and December 15, 2022. On July 6, 2023, Ventura County Credit Union began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Financial account information
If you received a breach notification letter from Ventura County 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 email@example.com.
If you were impacted by the Ventura County Credit Union 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 Ventura County 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.