Data Breach Notifications

Entity Information

  • Type of Organization: Other Commercial
  • Entity Name: Welfare & Pension Administration Service, Inc. (WPAS)
  • Street Address: PO Box 34203
  • City: Seattle
  • State, or Country if outside the US: WA
  • Zip Code: 98124

Submitted By

  • Name: Cherri Jennings
  • Title: Project Manager
  • Firm name (if different than entity):
  • Telephone Number: 8007321221
  • Email Address:
  • Relationship to entity whose information was compromised: Project Manager

Breach Information

  • Total number of persons affected (including residents): 211822
  • Total number of Maine residents affected: 1
  • If the number of Maine residents exceeds 1,000, have the consumer reporting agencies been notified:
  • Date(s) Breach Occured: 07/21/2021
  • Date Breach Discovered: 12/20/2021
  • 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: 02/18/2022
  • Copy of notice to affected Maine residents: WPAS - Notice of Data Event - 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 of credit monitoring and identity theft restoration through Kroll