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CELEBRATE International Credit Union (ICU) Day at AHCU

Come and celebrate with us on Monday, October 16th. We will have treats and drawings at all our branches.

The 2017 International Credit Union (ICU) Day® theme — “Dreams Thrive Here” — illustrates how credit union and other financial cooperatives serve as catalysts to make different professions, personal choices and career paths real. Every day, AHCU helps members make their dreams come true.

International Credit Union (ICU) Day® has been celebrated in October since 1948.

 

Equifax Data Breach

By now, you probably know that on September 7, 2017, Equifax announced a cybersecurity incident involving consumer information.

The information accessed primarily includes names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and, in some instances, driver’s license numbers. Criminals also accessed credit card numbers for approximately 209,000 U.S. consumers, and certain dispute documents with personal identifying information for approximately 182,000 U.S. consumers.

Equifax found no evidence of unauthorized activity on their core consumer or commercial credit reporting databases. In addition, they have found no evidence that this cybersecurity incident impacted Equifax’s core consumer or commercial credit reporting databases, including, ACRO, Workforce Solutions, including The Work Number payroll data, NCTUE, IXI and CFN.

 For more information,please visit the dedicated website www.equifaxsecurity2017.com:

  • To see if you are potentially impacted, you can click on the Potential Impact Tab
  • To enroll in complimentary identity theft protection and credit file monitoring services and how to find out if your personal information may have been impacted, you can click on the Enroll Tab.
  • To learn more about the complimentary offering, you can click on TrustedID Premier Tab. TrustedID Premier provides you with copies of your Equifax credit report; the ability to lock your Equifax credit report; 3-Bureau credit monitoring of your Equifax, Experian and TransUnion credit reports; Internet scanning for your Social Security number; and identity theft insurance.

To speak to someone directly, Equifax has also established a call center at 866-447-7559, available every day (including weekends) from 7 a.m. – 1 a.m. EST, for individuals to ask questions.

Below are links to each credit bureau for placing identity theft blocks and freezes on credit reports:

Equifax:               https://www.freeze.equifax.com/Freeze/jsp/SFF_PersonalIDInfo.jsp

Experian:             https://www.experian.com/ncaconline/freeze

Transunion        https://freeze.transunion.com/sf/securityFreeze/landingPage.jsp