U. L. Coleman Properties Data Breach

By
Will Gendron
Mar 11, 2024 2:41 PM
The U. L. Coleman Properties, LLC data breach has exposed personal information, including addresses, social security numbers, and dates of birth, of 78 Texas residents. The company has notified affected individuals via mail and recommends steps such as reviewing credit reports, placing a fraud alert, considering a credit freeze, monitoring accounts, and changing passwords to protect against potential harm.

Understanding the U. L. Coleman Properties, LLC Data Breach

If you're a resident of Texas and have had dealings with U. L. Coleman Properties, LLC, it's important to be aware of a recent data breach that may affect your personal information. On March 11, 2024, it was disclosed that the company experienced a data breach, which resulted in the exposure of sensitive consumer information.

What Information Was Exposed?

The breach revealed various types of personal data, including:

  • Addresses
  • Social Security Numbers
  • Dates of Birth
  • Other personal information

The exact nature of the "Other" category has not been specified, but it is common in such breaches that this could include information such as email addresses, phone numbers, or financial details.

The Disclosure and Impact

This incident was reported to the Texas Attorney General's office, indicating that at least a portion of those affected are Texas residents. According to the disclosure, 78 individuals in the state of Texas have been impacted by this breach.

How Were Consumers Notified?

U. L. Coleman Properties, LLC has taken steps to inform affected consumers by sending out notifications via U.S. Mail. If you believe you might be among those affected, it's crucial to check your mail carefully for any communication from the company regarding this issue.

Next Steps for Affected Individuals

If you've received a notice or suspect your data might have been compromised, here are some actions you can take to protect yourself:

  1. Review Your Credit Reports: Obtain a copy of your credit report from each of the three major credit bureaus to check for any unusual activity.
  2. Place a Fraud Alert: Contact one of the credit bureaus to place a free fraud alert on your credit reports.
  3. Consider a Credit Freeze: A credit freeze will prevent credit, loans, and services from being approved in your name without your consent.
  4. Monitor Your Accounts: Keep an eye on your bank and credit card accounts for any unauthorized transactions.
  5. Change Passwords: If any online accounts were potentially compromised, change your passwords immediately.

For further information and to view the official disclosure, visit the Texas Attorney General's website.

Conclusion

Data breaches can be distressing, but taking prompt action can greatly mitigate potential harm. Stay vigilant, monitor your accounts, and utilize the resources available to you to safeguard your personal information. If you have any concerns or questions, consider reaching out to U. L. Coleman Properties, LLC directly for assistance.

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