Recently, Equifax, one of the three national consumer credit reporting agencies, announced a major data breach. This breach affects approximately 143 million Americans. This is what we know according to Equifax: the data breach occurred May – July 2017, and the information stolen includes consumers’ personally identifiable information, including names, Social Security numbers, date of birth, addresses and, in some cases, driver’s license numbers.
Approximately 209,000 credit card numbers and dispute documents with personally identifiable information for approximately 182,000 consumers were also stolen. There is no evidence of unauthorized access to consumers’ credit reporting databases.
To be clear, Bank of Central Florida was not compromised and your information was not stolen from our bank. However, Bank of Central Florida takes the security of our customer information very seriously, and we are providing you with the information we know about this massive breach and the steps you can take to protect your personally identifiable information if you so desire. Following this unprecedented breach, we are also asking our customers to be extra vigilant and report any suspicious activity in your bank accounts to your relationship officer.
South Lakeland (Headquarters)
5015 South Florida Ave.,
Lakeland, FL 33813
724 South Florida Ave.,
Lakeland, FL 33801
Plant City Commercial
111 S. Palmer St.
Plant City, FL 33563
1000 Legion Place, Suite 1200
Orlando, FL 32801
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