Identity Theft Education


We recommend taking the following steps to help reduce your risk of identity theft and fraud:

  • Monitor all financial accounts and take advantage of a free annual credit report at Most identity theft prevention programs monitor all three major credit bureaus for activity on your accounts, but it is important to stay vigilant and watch your accounts closely. Notify us immediately if suspicious transactions occur on your Altier account.
  • Additional ways to help protect your account: 

Be Vigilant Against Phone and Email Scams

For your account security, please remember that Altier Credit Union will never ask for private information such as PINs, passwords, Social Security, Tax ID number or similar confidential access information for any credit card, bank or other financial accounts. This includes any type of electronic communication, such as phone, email, text messages and social media channels.

Never open any email attachments or click on any links or reply directly to any suspicious email. Instead delete the message. If you unexpectedly get a phone call from anyone or any automated system claiming to be from Altier Credit Union, hang up and call 602.797.3000 to verify.  

ID Theft Education

Did you know Arizona’s one of the leading states in identity theft and fraud? We want to provide you as much information possible to protect you from these crimes. Find definitions, answers to common questions, resources to protect your identity, and more in the documents and links below.

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