Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating V.I.P. Mortgage, Inc. regarding its recent data breach. The V.I.P. Mortgage data breach involved sensitive personal information belonging to over 5,400 individuals.
ABOUT V.I.P. MORTAGE, INC.:
V.I.P. Mortgage is a full-service mortgage lender offering a variety of mortgage related products and services. Specifically, V.I.P. Mortgage offers consumers conventional mortgages, jump loans, FHA loans, VA loans, adjustable-rate mortgages, refinancing, and reverse mortgages. Additionally, V.I.P. Mortgage offers its customers insurance services, including property, casualty, high-net worth, and business insurance. Since its founding in 2006, V.I.P. Mortgage has lent $26.4 billion to almost 100,000 families. Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, V.I.P. Mortgage operates over 35 branches across 38 states, and employs over 600 people.
In December 2022, V.I.P. Mortgage experienced a breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, V.I.P. Mortgage determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information through a malware attack between December 9 and December 10, 2022. On September 28, 2023, V.I.P. Mortgage began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information includes:
- Social Security number
- Driver’s license number
- Financial account number
If you received a breach notification letter from V.I.P. Mortgage, 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 V.I.P. Mortgage 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 free credit monitoring service provided by V.I.P. Mortgage, Inc.;
- 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.