Markovits, Stock & DeMarco, LLC, a law firm experienced in data breach class action litigation, is investigating claims on behalf of victims of a data breach involving data entrusted to Bayer Heritage Federal Credit Union.
Bayer Heritage Federal Credit Union is headquartered in New Martinsville, West Virginia. If you received a notice of data breach letter from Bayer Heritage Federal Credit Union please contact us as soon as possible so we can explain your legal rights in response to the data breach.
On February 6, 2024, Bayer Heritage Federal Credit Union reported that it suffered a ransomware data breach. Bayer Heritage Federal Credit Union learned that between October 31, 2024 and November 1, 2024 an unauthorized party accessed and copied certain information from its network.1 In total, the data of 61,159 victims was compromised in the Bayer Heritage Federal Credit Union data breach.2 The ransomware attack also crippled the credit union’s systems and phone lines, forcing them to operate most services manually in person.
What Data was Compromised in the Bayer Heritage Federal Credit Union Data Breach?
Bayer Heritage Federal Credit Union did not disclose the exact information lost in the Data Breach, but did confirm that Social Security numbers were included. Similar data breaches include highly sensitive personal information including:
- Full Name
- Social Security Number
- Driver’s License Number
- Government Identification Number
- Financial Information
What Should I do if I Received Notification of the Data Breach from Bayer Heritage Federal Credit Union?
If you would like to have a free, confidential consultation with an attorney to learn more about your rights and potential legal remedies related to the Bayer Heritage Federal Credit Union data breach, please contact Markovits, Stock & DeMarco, LLC attorney Justin C. Walker at (513) 651-3700, email us at [email protected], or submit a Case Evaluation request through the form below.