FNBC Bank & Trust Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating FNBC Bank & Trust regarding its recent data breach. The FNBC Bank & Trust data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.


FNBC Bank & Trust is a full-service community bank that provides banking services, personal loans, home loans, investment retirement planning, and business solutions to residents in the Chicago metropolitan area. Founded in the early 1920s, FNBC Bank & Trust expanded through a series of mergers with various banks in the Chicago area, rebranding itself and name in 2014. Since then, FNBC Bank & Trust has continued its growth to become a fixture of Northeastern Illinois. Headquartered in La Grange, Illinois, FNBC Bank & Trust employs more than 50 individuals and manages over $1 billion in client assets.


On February 12, 2022, FNBC Bank & Trust discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, FNBC Bank & Trust determined that this sensitive information may have been accessed by an unauthorized actor through an employee email account. On October 27, 2022, FNBC Bank & Trust began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social security number
  • Financial account number

If you received a breach notification letter from FNBC Bank & Trust:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or sam@turkestrauss.com.

If you were impacted by the FNBC Bank & Trust data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in the free credit monitoring service provided by FNBC Bank & Trust;
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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