Western National Group Data Breach Investigation

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


WNG is a full-service real estate investment firm based in California. Experts in the Western US multifamily real estate industry, WNG prides itself as an outstanding curator of investment opportunities, a team of industry-leading builders, and an accredited property management company.2 Today, WNG’s seasoned, committed professionals are focused on maximizing results for strategic partners as well as for residents seeking quality apartment homes.2 Headquartered in Irvine, California, WNG has an additional location in Santa Clara, California.


Recently, WNG discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which sensitive personal information in its systems may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, WNG determined that an unauthorized party may have accessed this sensitive information on or about June 16, 2023. On February 29, 2024, WNG began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The exact type of personal information potentially exposed has not been made publicly available by WNG. However, according to state reporting guidelines, “personal information” can include the following types of information:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Driver’s license number
  • Government issued ID number (e.g., State ID card number, tax ID number, passport number, military ID number)
  • Financial information (e.g., Account number/credit or debit card number, in combination with password/access code)
  • Medical information
  • Health insurance information
  • Unique biometric data
  • Genetic data

If you received a breach notification letter from Western National 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 sam@turkestrauss.com.

If you were impacted by the WNG 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 Western National Group:
  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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