Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Aven Financial, Inc., which does business as Aven, regarding its recent data breach. The Aven data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.
ABOUT AVEN FINANCIAL, INC. D/B/A AVEN:
Aven is an organization that created an alternative to the traditional credit card and home equity line of credit processes. Accordingly, Aven works to provide low cost and convenient access to capital through the Aven Card. Founded in 2019, Aven partners with Coastal Community Bank to ensure trust and innovation. Headquartered in Burlingame, California, Aven is funded by a variety of large investors such as Square, Affirm, Stripe, and PayPal.
On July 17, 2023, Aven 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, Aven determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information on or around July 17, 2023. Recently, Aven began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Driver’s license number
- Date of birth
If you received a breach notification letter from Aven Financial, Inc.:
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 Aven 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 Aven Financial, Inc. d/b/a Aven;
- 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.