Apex Banking Company of Georgia Data Breach Investigation

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


Apex is a community bank based in North Georgia. Founded in 1907, Apex offers a wide range of financial products and services to individuals and businesses, including checking and savings accounts, loans, debit cards, money market accounts, and online banking. Headquartered in Cleveland, Georgia, Apex has an additional division in Georgia and employs over 10 individuals.


Recently, Apex discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which sensitive personal identifiable information may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, Apex determined that an unauthorized party may have accessed this sensitive information between September 29, 2023, and October 9, 2023. On February 9, 2024, Apex began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information potentially exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Date of birth
  • Driver’s license or state ID number
  • Taxpayer ID number 
  • Financial account number 

If you received a breach notification letter from Apex Banking Company of Georgia:

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 Apex 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 Apex Banking Company of Georgia:
  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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