Support Identity Theft Protection
Identity theft is becoming increasingly common in today's world. By obtaining certain personal information (like your name, Social Security number, and credit card number), it is sometimes possible for an "identity thief" to incur debt and commit crimes using your good name.
Coast Central Credit Union is dedicated to keeping your personal information secure and confidential. We have policies and security systems in place to help safeguard your identity. However, many identity thieves obtain information through other means: by observing or invading your personal life. The following information is intended to keep you informed and to help you protect yourself against identity theft.
Federal Trade Commission (FTC):
Provides information on how to "deter, detect, and defend" against identity theft, including information for consumers, businesses, law enforcement, military and media. Includes how to file a complaint and how to recover from identity theft. California Office of Privacy Protection:
Identity theft consumer education site with information on knowing your rights and how to tell if you've been a victim, with additional focus on cases involving children and the deceased. Includes how to organize your identity theft case and links to other helpful resources.