Identity theft is on the rise…but you don’t need to sign up for expensive services offered by credit-reporting bureaus and other companies to keep your identity safe. We’ve gathered four simple ways you can be proactive. Continue reading to learn more!
Monitor and review your accounts. Be sure to check your accounts often, and monitor for suspicious activity. With SeaComm’s Online Banking platform, NetTeller™, you can view transaction details, and make transfers between accounts with just a few clicks. Click here to learn more!
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 complex password on your computer and phone, using Anti-virus/Anti-Malware programs, and practicing discretion on social media.
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.
Take advantage of your Benefits Plus® membership. With a Benefits Plus® checking account at SeaComm, you will receive Fraud Alerts, Junk Mail Reduction, Identity Theft Alerts, and much more. If your identity has been compromised, your membership will provide you with free IDT Restoration Rescue ®. This entitles you to your own Identity Theft Restoration team, who will deliver the most comprehensive restoration service available. You will be provided with services performed by a licensed attorney, highly specialized in identity theft restoration.
A Benefits Plus® representative will also assist in filing police reports and contacting all credit bureaus, creditors, financial institutions, merchants, and even utility companies on your behalf. Visit your nearest SeaComm branch location to enroll in Benefits Plus® today!
For complete information, terms, conditions and exclusions please visit www.benefits-plus.org or call 866-329-7587.