Wenco Wendy’s Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Wenco Management, LLC, which does business as Wenco Wendy’s, regarding its recent data breach. The Wenco Wendy’s data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to over 20,000 current and former employees.


Wenco Wendy’s is a restaurant franchise that operates Wendy’s restaurants across Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana. As a Wendy’s franchise, Wenco Wendy’s is known for its square hamburger patties, Frosty’s, chicken sandwiches, baked potatoes, and sea salt fries. Additionally, Wenco Wendy’s prioritizes fresh ingredients, providing healthy alternatives to its traditional menu items, such as salads and fruit. Headquartered in Ashland, Ohio, Wenco Wendy’s operates 40 locations and employs more than 1,000 individuals.


On August 21, 2022, Wenco Wendy’s discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, Wenco Wendy’s determined that an unauthorized actor accessed this sensitive information on August 21, 2022. On October 20, 2022, Wenco Wendy’s began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Health and welfare benefit plan selection information

If you are a current or former employee of Wenco Wendy's:

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 Wenco Wendy’s 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 free credit monitoring service provided by Wenco Management, LLC;
  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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