137,950 Affected By External Data Breach Of Equity Bank’s Systems

Equity Bank’s “Notice of Data Event” stated that

[o]n or about November 2, 2021, Equity Bank experienced a security event within [its] systems after a third party obtained access to a limited amount of personal information. Equity Bank immediately took steps to resolve the disruption, eliminate the third party’s access, restore system usage, and investigate the nature and scope of the incident. On December 10, 2021, Equity Bank determined the individuals whose information may have been impacted by this event. The information that could have been subject to unauthorized access includes name, address, and financial account number. Equity Bank has no evidence of any actual or attempted misuse of this information. [Emphasis added.]

For more information about Equity Bank’s data breach, please click “Notice of Data Event – Equity Bank.”

Source: Office of the Maine Attorney General, Data Breach Notifications. 

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Examples of the type of relief sought by data privacy class actions, include, but are not limited to, reimbursement of identity theft losses and of out-of-pocket costs paid by data breach victims for protective measures such as credit monitoring services, credit reports, and credit freezes; compensation for time spent responding to the breach; imposition of credit monitoring services and identity theft insurance, paid for by the defendant company; and improvements to the defendant company’s data security systems.

Data privacy class actions are brought on a contingent-fee basis; thus, plaintiffs and the class members do not pay out-of-pocket attorney’s fees or litigation costs.  Subject to court approval, attorney’s fees and litigation costs are derived from the recovery obtained for the class.

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