COUNTRYWIDE ID THEFT CLASS ACTION SETTLED
A settlement has been approved for a nationwide class action against Countrywide Financial Corporation and 17 million consumers. The consumers’ claimed their private information, including Social Security numbers and bank information, was downloaded and sold by a Countrywide employee. The nationwide class includes Countrywide’s customers who purchased a mortgage or had Countrywide service the mortgage before July 1, 2008. Approximately 3,000 class members opted-out of the class action to pursue individual claims against Countrywide, which is now owned by Bank of America.
If you have received a breach notification letter from Countrywide, Bank of America, or any other financial institution, contact data security attorney Micah Adkins for free consultation.