ECMC Begins Mailing Notification Letters to Borrowers Affected by Data Theft

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Regarding the recently announced data theft at the ECMC headquarters, ECMC informs the financial aid community that it began mailing notification letters to affected individuals on March 31. ECMC anticipates that all letters will be delivered no later than April 12. Each letter will include an individual activation code for enrollment in a suite of credit protection services provided for by ECMC through Experian.

More information is available at www.ecmc.org including links to help individuals know if they are affected. Individuals can also call ECMC toll-free at 1-877-449-3568 to learn more. A sample notification letter is posted on ECMC’s Web site at http://www.ecmc.org/details/Notificationletter.html.

Important News for TNCC Student Loan Borrowers

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The Financial Aid Office at Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) is writing to alert you to an incident of data theft involving student loans. As you may have seen in the media, a theft occurred last week at ECMC (Educational Credit Management Corporation) headquarters in St. Paul, Minnesota. ECMC is TNCC’s loan guarantor.

It involved portable media devices that contained personally identifiable information of student loan borrowers. The stolen data contained information of approximately 3.3 million individuals, including names, addresses, dates of birth, and social security numbers. No checking, savings, or credit card account information was included in the data that was taken.

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