Union Bank & Trust Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Union Bank and Trust Company regarding its recent data breach. The Union Bank & Trust data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 204,000 individuals.


Union Bank & Trust is a financial institution specializing in lending, personal banking, business banking, and financial services. Accordingly, Union Bank & Trust offers checking and savings resources, wealth management tools, agricultural loans, warehouse lending solutions, and more. Founded as Farmer’s State Bank in 1917, Union Bank & Trust is affiliated with a variety of companies including Nelnet, INFOVISA, Union Equipment Finance, LLC, Union Title Company, LLC, and Zelle Human Resource Solutions. In 2022, Union Bank & Trust reported $7.6 billion in total assets. Headquartered in Lincoln, Nebraska, Union Bank & Trust operates 11 branch locations and 34 ATM locations throughout Nebraska and Kansas.


On May 31, 2023, Union Bank & Trust discovered that Progress Software, a third-party vender used by Union Bank & Trust, experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information of Union Bank & Trust customers may have been accessed. Through its investigation, Union Bank & Trust determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information through a cyber-attack on the MOVEit file transfer software used by Progress Software on May 29, 2023. On June 30, 2023, Union Bank & Trust began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Address
  • Contact information (e.g., phone number, email address)

If you are a current or former customer of Union 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 Union Bank & Trust data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review any breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by Union Bank and Trust Company;
  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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