Equifax breach information
TruMark Financial wants to help our members navigate the Equifax breach. Though this breach was not related in any way to the credit union, our commitment is to helping our members. We’ve compiled a summary for members, as well as links and resources to learn more, and take action to protect your identity and information.
Like many Americans, you may be concerned that your private information was exposed in the recent Equifax breach. TruMark Financial understands and wants to help members by providing information and resources. We encourage all members to visit the Equifax site to see if their private information may have been compromised and to take advantage of the free credit monitoring service Equifax is providing.
Find out if you were impacted
Visit www.equifaxsecurity2017.com to see if you were impacted.
Enroll in credit monitoring
Consider signing up for an identity theft monitoring service. There are many services available that can help secure your identity like Sherpa, more information can be found here: https://www.sherpaidentitytheftprotection.com/?PCD=037.
Equifax is offering consumers one year of free credit monitoring, however, some media outlets are reporting that signing up for this service through Equifax may limit some of your rights.
Equifax has also set up a dedicated call center at 1.866.447.7559 where you can speak to someone regarding any questions you may have about the breach.
We understand the importance of your personal information and want to make sure you know we are committed to keeping that information safe and secure. If you have additional questions, please call 1-877-TRUMARK.
- Visit Identitytheft.gov/databreach to learn more about protecting yourself after a data breach
- Set up fraud alerts at www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0275-place-fraud-alert
- Place a freeze on your credit at www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0497-credit-freeze-faqs