St Marys Credit Union Data Breach

Will Gendron
Mar 15, 2024 12:12 PM
The St Marys Credit Union data breach may have compromised customer's personal information, including ATM and debit card details. Immediate actions have been taken to protect affected members, including lowering daily withdrawal limits and issuing new debit cards. Customers are advised to monitor their accounts closely and consider placing a security freeze on their credit reports.
St Marys Credit Union Data Breach

What Happened?

On March 29, 2024, St. Mary's Credit Union members received a concerning notification. Mastercard reported a security incident potentially involving unauthorized access to member funds through ATM/debit cards. St. Mary's Credit Union, a community-centric financial institution, immediately took action to safeguard its members' financial security.

The breach specifically exposed ATM/debit card information, placing members' funds at risk. In response, St. Mary's Credit Union has implemented several protective measures. These include reducing daily withdrawal and purchase limits on affected debit cards to $210 for ATM withdrawals and $500 for POS purchases, respectively. Furthermore, the credit union is issuing new cards to the affected members and has set a deadline to deactivate the current cards by March 29, 2024.

Members are urged to remain vigilant and monitor their account activities for any signs of unauthorized transactions. In the event of suspicious activity, members should immediately inform St. Mary's Credit Union. The institution has also provided guidance on good practices to follow if members suspect their identity has been compromised, such as obtaining police reports and contacting credit-reporting agencies.

For more detailed information, affected members can refer to the full notice on the Massachusetts Attorney General's website.

Members with further questions or concerns are encouraged to contact the Member Solutions Center at 866-585-SMCU (7628), which is available Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM and Saturday from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

For more information about St. Mary's Credit Union and its services, please visit their official website.

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