Limestone Bank Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Limestone Bank, now Peoples Bank, regarding its recent data breach. The Limestone Bank data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to over 47,000 individuals.


Limestone Bank was a regional financial institution offering personal and business banking services. Accordingly, Limestone Bank’s offered consumers loans, mortgages, checking and savings accounts, online banking services, and other financial products. Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, Limestone Bank operated multiple branches and ATMs across Kentucky and southern Indiana. Founded in 1902, Limestone Bank is a subsidiary of Limestone Bancorp, Inc. On April 30, 2023, Limestone Bank was acquired by Peoples Bancorp Inc. and, in August 2023, Limestone Bank was rebranded as Peoples Bank.


Recently, Limestone Bank discovered 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, Limestone Bank determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information through an employee email account between November 21, 2022, and March 23,2023. On September 15, 2023, Limestone Bank began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Driver’s license number
  • Financial account information
  • Medical information

If you received a breach notification letter from Limestone Bank:

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

If you were impacted by the Limestone Bank 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 Limestone Bank, now Peoples Bank;
  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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