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Six class action lawsuits were filed over two weeks by members of the $1.3 billion Ventura County Credit Union (VCCU) in Ventura, Calif., for a data breach that affected nearly 82,000 people. In addition, members of the $2.3 billion HawaiiUSA Federal Credit Union in Honolulu filed a federal lawsuit over its data breach that impacted more than 20,000 persons.

Kelly Sawyer, Brian Griffen and Trevor McCarthy each filed their separate lawsuits at Ventura County Superior Court on July 19, less than two weeks after they received a notice about the breach on July 6. Three more lawsuits were filed by Tony Van Wilpe on July 20, Robert Araujo on July 31 and Lee Likens on Aug. 2.

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