We recommend taking the following steps to help reduce your risk of identity theft:
- Monitor all financial accounts and take advantage of a free annual credit report at annualcreditreport.com. 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:
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.
- What is ID Theft and ID Theft FAQs
- Avoiding ID Theft
- ID Theft Resources
- Tips and Advice From the Federal Trade Commission
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.