OKLAHOMA CITY, May 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The law firm of Federman & Sherwood has initiated an investigation into SunTrust Bank, Inc. with respect to a recently announced data breach.  On April 20, 2018, SunTrust Bank, Inc. announced that an ex-employee may have stolen the information of about 1.5 million customers and provided it to a “criminal third party.”  SunTrust Bank believes that the exposed information includes names, addresses, phone numbers and account balances.

SunTrust Bank, which is one of the larger U.S. regional banks, said they became aware of the data breach in late February.  In mid-April, SunTrust Bank became aware that the ex-employee may have attempted to print the information and share it outside of the bank. 

Federman & Sherwood, with offices in Dallas and Oklahoma City has served as lead counsel and on consumer steering committees recovering damages for consumers who have had their personal and credit information stolen.

If you wish to discuss this action, obtain further information and participate in this litigation, or should you have any questions or concerns regarding this notice, please contact Robin Hester at rkh@federmanlaw.com or visit our firm’s website www.federmanlaw.com.

Robin Hester
(405) 235-1560