Identity theft occurs when a thief obtains and illegally uses your identifying information such as your Social Security number or your credit card or checking account numbers to open new credit accounts and/or apply for loans in your name.
If you feel you have been a victim of ID theft, below are the 3 major credit bureaus to contact to obtain a free credit report. Your are entitled to 1 free report annually from each bureau.
Also, no one from the credit union or anyone who represents the credit union will ever call or email you requesting any passwords, pin numbers or account numbers. If you are contacted and unsure, please call the credit union for verification before giving out any information.