Data Breach Notifications

Entity Information

  • Type of Organization: Financial Services
  • Entity Name: Cetera Financial Group
  • Street Address: 2301 Rosecrans Avenue
  • City: El Segundo
  • State, or Country if outside the US: CA
  • Zip Code: 90245

Submitted By

  • Name: Deidre Link
  • Title: General Counsel
  • Firm name (if different than entity): General Counsel
  • Telephone Number: 310-257-7474
  • Email Address:
  • Relationship to entity whose information was compromised: General Counsel

Breach Information

  • Total number of persons affected (including residents): 2188
  • Total number of Maine residents affected: 2
  • If the number of Maine residents exceeds 1,000, have the consumer reporting agencies been notified:
  • Date(s) Breach Occured: 11/29/2021
  • Date Breach Discovered: 05/18/2022
  • Description of the Breach:
    • External system breach (hacking)
  • Information Acquired - Name or other personal identifier in combination with: Social Security Number

Notification and Protection Services

  • Type of Notification: Written
  • Date(s) of consumer notification: 06/09/2022
  • Copy of notice to affected Maine residents: Cetera - Notice of Data Event - Exhibit 1 - ME.pdf
  • Date of any previous (within 12 months) breach notifications:
  • Were identity theft protection services offered: Yes
  • If yes, please provide the duration, the provider of the service and a brief description of the service: 12 months, Experian, Credit monitoring services