REGULATING AGENCY: Maine Department of Professional and Financial Regulation; Bureau of Financial Institutions

Maine State House

  • Lloyd LaFountain III, Superintendent of Financial Institutions
  • John Barr, Esq., Deputy Superintendent – Research, Administration & Legal Affairs
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2024 STATS 
  • Largest SCU: MAINE STATE CU $0.69B in assets
  • Largest FCU: ATLANTIC REGIONAL FCU $1.17B in assets
First Quarter 2024 SCUs FCUs Total CUs % of SCUs/Total
Total Credit Unions 12 37 49 24.49%
Credit Union Members 0.24M 0.51M 0.74M 31.71%
Credit Union Assets $3.7B $8.48B $12.19B 30.40%


The White Mountain National Forest covers nearly 800,000 acres; the forest covers a landscape ranging from hardwood forests to the largest alpine area east of the Rocky Mountains.

State of Maine Data Breach Impacts 1.3 Million People

Nov. 17, 2023 — The US State of Maine says it has suffered a data breach impacting around 1.3 million people. According to the census from July 2022, that’s more or less the the entire population of Maine. The State of Maine says it was compromised via a known vulnerability in secure transfer service MOVEit Transfer. This vulnerability is known to be used by the Cl0p ransomware gang.

The type of stolen data varies from person to person, likely because the data breach affected multiple agencies in the State. More than 50% of the data exposed in the breach came from Maine’s Department of Health and Human Services, while between 10 and 30% came from the state’s Department of Education. The breach also impacted several other departments.

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