Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in the United States, affecting nearly 1 out of 23 Americans annually. It can happen to anyone no matter how careful you are, regardless of your age or income.Victims of identity theft can experience problems with their credit, their finances, their employment, and even their personal assets. Plus, obtaining professional help to get affairs back in order can be time-consuming, stressful, and expensive.
Your Credit Union has partnered with the nation's most trusted names in identity theft protection to provide recovery services for members with a credit union checking account who fall victim to identity theft for any reason.Merchants Information Solutions, Inc. will assign a professional Identity Theft Advocate to you who will work on your behalf to take all the steps necessary to recover your good name - no matter how long it takes.
Beginning in January, 2010, professional identity theft services will be added to all member checking accounts. Because this is a group program, we are able to provide these security measures to fight identity theft and fraud for a low monthly security fee of $1.50 per month. It will be charged to your checking account beginning January 1, 2010.
*To learn more about this great identity theft program, please read the Identity Theft Benefit – Account Fees & Services disclosure. Or, ask a Member Service Representative for more information.
Should you decide to not participate in the Identity Theft Recovery program, please contact a Member Service Representative or print and fax the Identity Theft –Group Recovery Program / Opt-Out & Opt-Back-In form.