Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law LLP (“Scott+Scott”), a national consumer rights and shareholder litigation firm, is investigating potential claims concerning a data breach involving First American Financial Corporation and First American Title Company (collectively, “First American” or the “Company”) that involved approximately 885 million records from transactions with First American containing sensitive personal and financial information for mortgage and real estate transactions from 2003.

According to KrebsOnSecurity, the digitized records – including bank account numbers and statements, mortgage and tax records, social security numbers, wire transaction receipts, and driver’s license images – were available without authentication to anyone with a Web browser.[1]

First American is currently the second largest provider of title insurance in the United States and provides, among other services, both title insurance and closing services for real estate transactions.

The Company, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in the business of providing financial services through its title insurance and services segment and specialty insurance segment.  The title insurance and services segment provides title insurance, closing and/or escrow services, and similar or related services domestically and internationally in connection with residential and commercial real estate transactions.

What You Can Do

If you believe that your information was obtained by First American through mortgage and real estate transactions starting from 2003, or if you have questions about this notice, please contact attorney Joseph P. Guglielmo at (844) 818-6980 or jguglielmo@scott-scott.com.

About Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law LLP

Scott+Scott has significant experience in prosecuting major consumer, securities, antitrust, and employee retirement plan actions throughout the United States.  The firm represents consumers, pension funds, foundations, and other entities worldwide with offices in New York, London, Amsterdam, Connecticut, California, and Ohio.

[1]               Brian Krebs, First American Financial Corp. Leaked Hundreds of Millions of Title Insurance Records, KrebsOnSecurity (May 24, 2019), https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/05/first-american-financial-corp-leaked-hundreds-of-millions-of-title-insurance-records/.