Addresses, passports, bank statements and other sensitive personal data were viewable, long after leaving the company.
The recent scares over bans on adult content have some in the sex industry looking for more independence.
The charges highlight legal obstacles faced by adult content creators in many countries.
OnlyFans creators are still trying to recover the subscriptions and income they lost during the company's now reversed sexually explicit content ban.
Miss Mercedes Morr, a model on OnlyFans and Instagram, was found dead on Sunday in a suspected murder/suicide.
India’s unemployment crisis made some content creators turn towards this subscription service to survive. But its yo-yoing with a porn ban is making them rethink their loyalty to the platform.
Creators of sexually explicit content talk about what it's like to rely on a platform that can just... change its policies, then change them back.
The reality TV star tells VICE World News the decision will unfairly target sex workers, saying: "It feels like we are back at square one."
The announcement that OnlyFans will prohibit "sexually explicit" content starting October 1 has left many sex workers wondering what's next.
The company said it will start banning “sexually explicit content” in October.