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4 Free Ways to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft

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With identity theft on the rise, it’s more important than ever to protect yourself. Here are 4 free ways you can safeguard your personal information.



Secure your devices. This includes email accounts, social media handles, computers, and mobile phones. In this digital age, it’s important to treat your online security just as seriously. Helpful tips include a long, complex password on your computer and phone, using Anti-virus/Anti-Malware programs, and practicing discretion on social media and other public forums.



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Monitor and review your accounts. Be sure to check your accounts on a regular basis, monitoring your transactions and identifying any fraudulent activity. With SeaComm’s Online Banking platform, NetTeller™, you’re able to view account transactions and details, as well as make transfers between accounts with just a few clicks. Click here to learn more!




Keep your personal data in a secured file. To prevent it from being lost or stolen, sensitive information such as your birth certificate, social security card and information, credit reports and more should be kept in one place – preferably in a water and fireproof safe.




Inform a SeaComm representative of your travel plans. Whenever you make a trip away from home, it’s important to inform your credit union, especially if you plan on using your SeaComm Debit or Credit Cards. Simply call (315) 764-0566 or toll-free at (800) 764-0566!

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