Shub & Johns Attorney appointed Interim Lead Counsel in the Webster Bank Data Breach Lawsuit
A Connecticut Superior Court recently appointed Shub & Johns LLC Partner, Benjamin F. Johns, as Interim Lead Counsel in a class action lawsuit against Webster Bank, NA after a data breach exposed clients’ private financial and identification information.
The case is captioned Nelson v. Webster Bank, NA, No. HHDCV236171285S. Continue reading to learn more.
Data Breach at Webster Bank
Around late April 10, 2023, Webster Bank (“Webster”), a Connecticut-based regional bank, began notifying individuals that their information was involved in a data breach that exposed personal identification information and financial information.
The company learned of the security breach on January 26, 2023 and immediately conducted an investigation. Webster determined that between November 27, 2022 and January 22, 2023, an unauthorized party gained access to files containing sensitive client information. Through further investigation, Webster discovered that approximately 196,000 individuals’ information was affected.
Information including full names, Social Security numbers, and financial account information may have been affected.
Webster Bank Lawsuit
On April 24, 2023, Shub & Johns LLC filed a class action lawsuit against Webster Bank for the potential impact that the data breach could have or has already had on affected individuals.
On July 12, 2023, the Connecticut Superior Court Hartford Division appointed Benjamin F. Johns, a seasoned litigator at Shub & Johns, as Interim Lead Class Counsel in the Webster Bank Litigation.
If you received a notice letter from Webster Bank, NA indicating that your information was involved in a data breach and you are experiencing instances of fraud or notice any suspicious activity, let us know! Complete the attached form, and a Shub & Johns Member will get in touch with you soon!