Century Federal Credit Union Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Century Federal Credit Union regarding its recent data breach. The Century Federal Credit Union data breach may have involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 13,000 individuals.


Century Federal Credit Union is a full-service, member-owned financial institution based in Ohio. Founded in 1948, Century Federal Credit Union is one of the largest credit unions in Northeast Ohio, with over $400 million in assets, serving the financial needs of over 34,000 members at 350 Select Employee Groups.2 Today, Century Federal Credit Union offers a wide range of financial products, including checking and savings accounts, credit cards, loans, and lines of credit. Headquartered in Independence, Ohio, Century Federal Credit Union has nine branch locations throughout Cleveland, Ohio, and employs over 50 individuals.


Recently, Century Federal Credit Union discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which sensitive personal information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, Century Federal Credit Union determined that an unauthorized party may have accessed this sensitive personal information between August 30, 2023, and September 30, 2023. On March 4, 2024, Century Federal Credit Union began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The exact type of personal information potentially exposed has not been made publicly available by Century Federal Credit Union. However, according to state reporting guidelines, “personal information” can include the following types of information:

  • Name
  • Social Security number.
  • Driver’s license or identification card number.
  • Account number, credit or debit card number, security or access code, or password of an individual’s financial account.
  • Account passwords or personal identification numbers or other access codes.
  • Any single data element from the definition of PI when not in connection with the individual’s first name or first initial and last name, if the information is compromised, would be sufficient to permit a person to fraudulently assume or attempt to assume the identity of the person whose information was compromised.

If you received a breach notification letter from Century Federal Credit Union:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or sam@turkestrauss.com.

If you were impacted by the Century Federal Credit Union data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by Century Federal Credit Union:
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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