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LendUS, LLC Data Breach Class Action Investigation

by | Jan 24, 2022 | Class Action

Markovits, Stock & DeMarco, a law firm experienced in data breach cases, is investigating claims on behalf of victims of a data breach involving data entrusted to LendUs, LLC, including sensitive personal information and social security numbers of customers. LendUs, LLC is based in Alamo, California and is a large mortgage lender offering home loans nationwide.[1]

WHAT HAPPENED?

According to the most recent release issued by LendUS, LLC, in early 2021, the company became aware of unusual activity on several employees’ email accounts.[2] LendUS, LLC’s investigation revealed that an unauthorized party accessed certain employee email accounts at various times between February 2, 2021 and March 22, 2021. [3]  LendUS, LLC was not able to determine which emails or attachments were accessed on its network.[4]

HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE IMPACTED BY THE DATA BREACH?

LendUs, LLC did not begin notifying victims of the breach until January 19, 2022.[5] In total, the data of 12,205 individuals was compromised in the data breach.[6] The letters to victims do not explain why LendUs, LLC waited almost a full year after learning of the breach to start notifying victims.[7]

WHAT INFORMATION WAS EXPOSED IN THE DATA BREACH?

LendUs, LLC has disclosed the following information of thousands of customers were contained in various emails and attachments that were included in the data breach:

  • Names,
  • Social Security numbers.[8]

WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I RECEIVED NOTIFICATION OF THE LENDUS, LCC DATA BREACH?

If you would like to have a free, confidential consultation with an attorney to learn more about your rights and potential legal remedies in responding to the LendUs, LLC data breach, please contact Markovits, Stock & DeMarco attorney Terry Coates at (513) 651-3700, email us at [email protected], or submit a Case Evaluation request through the form below.

[1] https://apps.web.maine.gov/online/aeviewer/ME/40/3a0c4c95-a995-4ffb-88b4-57e8cc0ff702.shtml

[2] https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/data-breach-alert-lendus-llc-3790258/

[3] Id.

[4] Id.

[5] Id.

[6] Id.

[7] Id.

[8] Id.