Data Breach Notifications

Entity Information

  • Type of Organization: Financial Services
  • Entity Name: Next Financial Group, Inc.
  • Street Address: 11740 Katy Freeway Suite 600
  • City: Houston
  • State, or Country if outside the US: Texas
  • Zip Code: 77079

Submitted By

  • Name: Maria Seedner
  • Title: Corporate Counsel
  • Firm name (if different than entity):
  • Telephone Number: 858-354-8742
  • Email Address:
  • Relationship to entity whose information was compromised: Broker-Dealer

Breach Information

  • Total number of persons affected (including residents): 1,008
  • Total number of Maine residents affected: 847
  • If the number of Maine residents exceeds 1,000, have the consumer reporting agencies been notified:
  • Date(s) Breach Occured: 05/10/2023
  • Date Breach Discovered: 10/23/2023
  • Description of the Breach:
    • External system breach (hacking)
  • 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: 11/06/2023
  • Copy of notice to affected Maine residents: Next Financial Group, Inc. - 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 restoration services