You may have heard that Equifax, one of the three major credit bureaus, has suffered a breach that may have affected over 143 million Americans. Due to the magnitude of this breach AllCom wanted to make sure our members were aware of the steps they could take to ensure their information is protected. For more information regarding the breach, please visit equifaxsecurity2017.com
Additionally, by visiting trustedidpremier.com you will be given the option to input your name and the last six digits of your SSN to see if Equifax believes your information may be included with those who have been impacted. From there you will have the option to enroll in Equifax’s credit monitoring service to receive alerts of any suspicious activity.
AllCom recommends that you visit www.identitytheft.gov to report the identity theft and to receive a personalized recovery plan with detailed steps that you can take to protect your identity.
As always, AllCom Credit Union encourages you to regularly review the transactions in your accounts and report any suspicious activity that you may notice. We are committed to assisting our members. If there is anything that we can do to help you with this process, please contact us at 508.754.9980
The AllCom Credit Union Team