CFD Investments Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating CFD Investments, Inc. (“CFD”) regarding its recent data breach. The CFD data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.


CFD is a registered broker/dealer firm based in Indiana. Founded in 1990, CFD, along with the Registered Investment Adviser firm, Creative Financial Designs, Inc., offers products, services, tools, financials planning and money management platforms for financial advisors.2 Today, CFD provides a range of services related to alternative investments, annuities, bonds, college funding, ETFs, financial planning, investments managing, mutual funds, retirement planning, and stocks. Headquartered in Kokomo, Indiana, CFD has one location and employs over 10 individuals.


On November 21, 2023, CFD discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, CFD determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information via an email phishing incident on October 6, 2023. In January 2024, CFD began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information potentially exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number

If you received a breach notification letter from CFD Investments, Inc.:

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 CFD 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 CFD Investments, Inc.:
  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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