Data Breach Notifications

Entity Information

  • Type of Organization: Financial Services
  • Entity Name: Whitley Penn
  • Street Address: 640 Taylor St., Suite 2200
  • City: Fort Worth
  • State, or Country if outside the US: Texas
  • Zip Code: 76102

Submitted By

  • Name: Shawn Tuma
  • Title: Attorney
  • Firm name (if different than entity):
  • Telephone Number: 972-324-0317
  • Email Address:
  • Relationship to entity whose information was compromised: Attorney

Breach Information

  • Total number of persons affected (including residents): 729
  • 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: 09/05/2023
  • Date Breach Discovered: 10/05/2023
  • Description of the Breach:
    • Other
    • If other, please specify: Lost credentials. User lost control of credentials in an undetermined manner and bad actor used them to access systems.
  • Information Acquired - Name or other personal identifier in combination with: Financial Account Number or Credit/Debit Card Number (in combination with security code, access code, password or PIN for the account)

Notification and Protection Services

  • Type of Notification: Written
  • Date(s) of consumer notification: 01/29/2024
  • Copy of notice to affected Maine residents: Individual_rev1 (002).pdf
  • Date of any previous (within 12 months) breach notifications: None
  • 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 monitoring by Experian, a $1,000,000 insurance reimbursement policy, and fully managed identity theft recovery services in the event of a compromised identity.