Data Breach

Summit State Bank Data Breach: Know Your Rights

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You May Be Entitled to Compensation

If you're a customer of Summit State Bank, it's important to be aware that your personal information may have been compromised in a recent data breach. Lawyers are ready to help you understand your rights and guide you through the steps to protect your identity and potentially receive compensation for any harm suffered.

What Happened?

Between October 16, 2023, and October 25, 2023, Summit State Bank experienced unauthorized access to a single employee's email account, leading to a potential exposure of customer Name and Data Elements. The breach was discovered and immediately addressed by securing the email environment and initiating a thorough investigation with the assistance of a third-party cybersecurity firm.

Your Rights and Next Steps

As a potentially affected individual, you have the right to be informed about the nature of the data breach and the specific information that was compromised. Summit State Bank has taken measures to rectify the situation and is offering identity monitoring services through Kroll at no cost for one year, which includes Credit Monitoring, Fraud Consultation, and Identity Theft Restoration.

Here's what you can do to safeguard your information:

  • Review Your Accounts: Keep an eye on your financial statements and credit reports for any unusual activity.
  • Activate Identity Monitoring Services: Take advantage of the free services provided by Kroll. Visit the Kroll website to activate your membership using the provided instructions and membership number. Make sure to do this by the activation deadline.
  • Consider a Fraud Alert or Credit Freeze: Placing a fraud alert on your credit reports makes it harder for identity thieves to open accounts in your name. A credit freeze offers an even higher level of security.
  • Report Suspicious Activity: If you detect any signs of fraud or identity theft, contact the Federal Trade Commission and your local law enforcement. Filing a police report can be crucial when rectifying your records with creditors.
  • Stay Informed: Regularly check your credit reports, which you can do for free annually at or by calling 1-877-322-8228.

For more detailed steps and contact information for credit bureaus and reporting agencies, please refer to the Notice to Consumers provided by Summit State Bank.

Joining a Lawsuit

If you've been affected by the Summit State Bank data breach, you may have the right to join a class-action lawsuit to seek compensation. By completing the below form, you can register your interest in participating in legal action. This is a critical step in asserting your rights and holding the responsible parties accountable for the protection of your personal information.

Don't hesitate to take action – lawyers are ready to help you navigate this process and work towards a fair resolution. Complete the form below to join the lawsuit and take a stand for your privacy and security.

Submit Your Claim