Fraud Alert

FYI: Even though I never dealt with Equifax I was concerned about their data breach and its possible effect on my financial health. I have been a member of IDShield for several years and asked their opinion on what action to take. They suggested putting a “Fraud Alert” not Credit Freeze notation on my online credit information. As I understand it nobody can open an account in my name unless I am contacted first if the “Fraud Alert” is noted on my account. I placed mine on my account by going to the Equifax web site. It was pretty easy and I think it might help. Check it out

 

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