Kirkwood Bank & Trust Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Kirkwood Bank & Trust regarding its recent data breach. The Kirkwood Bank & Trust data breach involved sensitive personal information belonging to over 8,700 individuals.


Kirkwood Bank & Trust is a community bank in North Dakota that provides financial services to consumers and small businesses. Founded in 1975, Kirkwood Bank & Trust offers a variety of banking products and services, including loans, mortgages, checking and savings accounts, credit cards, mobile banking, wealth management services, financial advising, and more. Additionally, Kirkwood Bank & Trust offers a range of products and services related to trusts. Headquartered in Bismark, North Dakota, Kirkwood Bank & Trust has three additional locations and employs over 50 individuals.


Recently, Kirkwood Bank & Trust discovered that one of its third-party vendors, Fiserv, had experienced a data breach in which sensitive personal information belonging to Kirkwood Bank & Trust customers may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, Fiserv determined that an unauthorized party may have accessed this sensitive information through a vulnerability in the MOVEit file sharing platform between May 27 and May 31, 2023. On December 7, 2023, Kirkwood Bank & Trust began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of personal information potentially exposed includes:  

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Date of birth
  • Address
  • Contact information
  • Financial information (e.g., account number, routing number)

If you have received a breach notification letter from Kirkwood 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

If you were impacted by the Kirkwood 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 any free credit monitoring services provided by Kirkwood 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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