Capital One Bank has announced that the highly sensitive financial and personal information of more than 100 million banking and credit card customers was accessed and stolen by an outside hacker. The Washington Post reports that the alleged hacker has already been arrested by the FBI. Capital One Bank’s failure to protect this data is an unacceptable breach of customer trust, and Morgan & Morgan is working to hold the bank accountable and to seek compensation for those affected. Contact us right away to find out if you are eligible to join a class action against Capital One.
What kind of data was stolen?At this time, we know that the following types of personal and financial information were hacked:
- Bank account numbers
- Social Security numbers
- Credit card applications, including income figures, home addresses, and dates of birth