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Opt-Out from Receiving Phone and Mail Solicitations

Dec 20, 2013 | Posted in Security and Fraud

Limit the amount of mailings and telemarketing calls you receive at home.


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ID Theft Services and Resources

Dec 17, 2013 | Posted in Security and Fraud

Learn what to do if you feel you’ve been the victim of ID Theft, and about BECU CardProtect Program, Deluxe ID TheftBlock©, the Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act (FACT Act), and other resources.


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Protecting Against Email Fraud

Dec 17, 2013 | Posted in Security and Fraud

Email fraud is very prevalent and commonly known as “phishing”. Because of the risk of identity theft, it pays to learn how to help protect yourself against email fraud and phishing scams.


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10 Steps to Help Prevent Identity Theft

Dec 17, 2013 | Posted in Security and Fraud

It is not possible to entirely prevent identity theft and credit fraud. Nevertheless, by protecting and managing your personal information carefully, you can substantially reduce the likelihood of it happening to you.


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Identity Theft 101

Nov 02, 2013 | Posted in Security and Fraud

Identity theft is a crime that involves someone else using your name, Social Security number and/or other personal information to steal.


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Avoid Becoming a Victim of Identity Theft

Nov 02, 2013 | Posted in Security and Fraud

The following "do's" and "don'ts" will help to reduce your chances of becoming a victim.


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How to Survive Identity Theft

Nov 02, 2013 | Posted in Security and Fraud

The following information can help you to figure out what to do if it happens to you. Knowing what to do and those to contact can empower you to get your credit straightened out and help you to regain your emotional balance.


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Recovering From Identity Theft

Nov 02, 2013 | Posted in Security and Fraud

The aftermath of identity theft can be as simple as a few calls to the credit bureaus or it can become a complicated nightmare that takes years to end.


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Protecting Your Identity Online

Nov 02, 2013 | Posted in Security and Fraud

Just ten years ago, most of us couldn't conceive of buying items online. The biggest concern was privacy - if we entered our credit card information to make a purchase, we worried that a "hacker" would steal it and go on a spending spree.


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Scams 101

Nov 02, 2013 | Posted in Security and Fraud

Most of us have learned to be leery of the huge number of "deals" that arrive by email every day. But many other scams can find you by US Mail, on your home phone or in a local business storefront.

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