Continental Bank Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Continental Bank regarding its recent data breach. The Continental Bank data breach involved personal identifiable information belonging to over 1,000 individuals.


Continental Bank is a privately owned FDIC insured commercial bank based in Utah. Founded in 2003, Continental Bank specializes in commercial equipment financing for small and medium-sized businesses in the industries of construction, commercial trucking, healthcare, printing, manufacturing and machine tools, and material handling.2 In addition to offering equipment finance, Continental Bank is an SBA Preferred Lender of 7(a) and 504 loans and also offer real estate financing lines of credit as well as a growing suite of commercial deposit products.2 Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, Continental Bank employs over 10 individuals.


Recently, Continental Bank discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, Continental Bank determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information through an employee email account between February 7, 2017, and August 28, 2023. On April 1, 2024, Continental Bank 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 Continental 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 Continental 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 any free credit monitoring services provided by Continental 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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