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Equifax, a credit monitoring service bureau, announced on Thursday, 9/8, that cyber criminals gained access to private information of approximately 143 million US consumers. The leaked information includes: social security numbers, birth dates, credit card numbers, and in some cases driver's license numbers .
Equifax has set up a special website , www.equifaxsecurity2017.com , where you can check to see if your personal information may have been stolen. Alternatively, you can call (866) 447-7559 for more information .
Here are some additional steps you can take if you have concerns about identity theft:
- Increase frequency of reviewing account statements and credit reports
- Immediately report any unauthorized or suspicious activity to your bank or credit card company
- Visit the Federal Trade Commission's website, www.ftc.gov/idtheft for more information about additional steps you can take to better protect against identity theft as well as information about fraud alerts and security freezes
- Be alert to the likelihood that scammers will exploit this situation by calling on the phone, asking for confirmation of a credit card number or offering ID Theft services
Please keep in mind that this breach is not in any way related to Pentucket Bank nor the security measures that the Bank has in place to protect our customers' information. Please contact Equifax for any further concerns related to this matter.
Same Day ACH Rule Effective September 15, 2017
Effective September 15, 2017, electronic debits may be settled
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