Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Wealth Enhancement Group regarding its recent data breach. The Wealth Enhancement Group data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 1,900 individuals.
ABOUT WEALTH ENHANCEMENT GROUP:
Wealth Enhancement Group is a financial services business which offers comprehensive financial guidance to clients. As a leading RIA firm, Wealth Enhancement Group specializes in investment management, financial planning, insurance, tax strategies, estate planning, retirement income planning, and more. Founded in 1997, Wealth Enhancement Group began when four advisors felt the need to create a more extensive approach to financial guidance. Headquartered in Plymouth, Minnesota, Wealth Enhancement Group has expanded to include over 70 locations across the United States.
On April 26, 2023, Wealth Enhancement Group 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, Wealth Enhancement Group determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information between April 4 and April 26, 2023. On June 28, 2023, Wealth Enhancement Group began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Date of birth
- Driver’s license number
- Financial account number
- Contact information (e.g., phone number, email address)
If you received a data breach notification letter Wealth Enhancement Group:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you were impacted by the Wealth Enhancement Group data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.
- Carefully review any breach notice and retain a copy;
- Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by Wealth Enhancement Group;
- Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
- Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
- Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
- Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.