Data Breach Notifications

Entity Information

  • Type of Organization: Financial Services
  • Entity Name: Forward Bank
  • Street Address: 1001 N. Central Ave.
  • City: Marshfield
  • State, or Country if outside the US: WI
  • Zip Code: 54449

Submitted By

  • Name: Aubrey Weaver
  • Title: Partner
  • Firm name (if different than entity): Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete LLP
  • Telephone Number: 941.875.5335
  • Email Address:
  • Relationship to entity whose information was compromised: Counsel

Breach Information

  • Total number of persons affected (including residents): 46,019
  • Total number of Maine residents affected: 7
  • If the number of Maine residents exceeds 1,000, have the consumer reporting agencies been notified: Yes
  • Date(s) Breach Occured: 09/06/2023
  • Date Breach Discovered: 10/27/2023
  • Description of the Breach:
    • External system breach (hacking)
  • Information Acquired - Name or other personal identifier in combination with: Driver's License Number or Non-Driver Identification Card Number

Notification and Protection Services

  • Type of Notification: Written
  • Date(s) of consumer notification: 11/17/2023
  • Copy of notice to affected Maine residents: Forward Bank - Consumer Notification Letter_static proof r1.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: IDX - 12 months of credit monitoring, dark web monitoring, $1 million identity fraud loss reimbursement policy, and fully managed identity theft recovery services.