Data Breach

Our Community Credit Union Data Breach Investigation

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Shamis & Gentile P.A., one of the nation's premier class action law firms specializing in data breach cases, is investigating the Our Community Credit Union data breach. If you were affected by the data breach, your sensitive personally identifiable information may have been exposed, and you may be eligible for compensation.

About Our Community Credit Union

Our Community Credit Union, based in Shelton, Washington, offers its members with a variety of financial services. This institution, with around 20 employees, operates primarily in the banking sector, providing services that range from savings accounts to loan offerings.

What Happened?

In early April 2024, Our Community Credit Union experienced a significant security incident. An unauthorized access was gained into an employee's email account on or around April 3, 2024. This breach led to the potential exposure of various types of consumer information, which include:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Phone number
  • Social Security number
  • Credit union account number

Your Rights and Next Steps

The breach has triggered a robust response from Our Community Credit Union, including an investigation with third-party IT service providers and the implementation of enhanced security measures such as system password changes and improved monitoring. Despite these efforts, your personal information may still be at risk.

Immediate Steps You Should Consider:

  1. Monitor your accounts closely for any unauthorized activity.
  2. Consider placing a fraud alert on your credit reports.
  3. Take advantage of the free ID theft protection and credit monitoring services offered by Our Community Credit Union through Equifax.

It's crucial to stay vigilant and proactive in monitoring your financial statements and credit reports regularly. If you notice any suspicious activity, report it immediately to the relevant authorities and consider reaching out to consumer protection agencies for further guidance.

You May Be Entitled to Compensation

If your personal information was compromised in this breach, you may have legal recourse. Lawyers are ready to help you understand your rights and guide you through the process of securing compensation for any damages suffered as a result of this breach. To join the lawsuit or to learn more about your eligibility for compensation, please fill out the below form.


By taking action today, you can help safeguard your personal information and potentially receive compensation for any inconvenience or loss resulting from the data breach.

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