Identity Theft Protection with IDShield
At MACFCU we are committed in the fight against the ever-changing landscape of identity theft and fraud. To that end, we partner with IDShield, a nationwide leader in identity theft services to provide our members affordable protection against these crimes. It is available to all members, regardless of the number or types of accounts you have with us.
Monitor More of What Matters
We monitor your identity from every angle, not just your Social Security number, credit cards and bank accounts. If any change in your status occurs, you receive an email update immediately.
Counsel When You Need It
Our identity specialists are focused on protecting you. They are available to provide you with a complete picture of identity theft, walk you through all the steps you can take to protect yourself and answer any questions. Plus, they are available 24 hours a day, every day, in the event of an identity theft emergency. We’re always here to help, no matter what.
- Consult on best practices for the use and protection of your identity
- Consult on current trends, scams and schemes
- Help interpret and analyze your credit report
Restore Your Identity Completely
IDShield is the only company with an exclusive partnership with Kroll, the worldwide leader in theft investigative services. If a compromise occurs, contact your Licensed Private Investigator who will immediately begin restoring your identity to pre-theft status.
Black Market Website Surveillance
IDShield monitors global black market websites, internet relay chat channels, chat rooms, peer-to-peer sharing networks, and social feeds for a member’s information looking for a match of name, date of birth, SSN, email addresses, phone number, driver’s license number, passport number and/or medical ID numbers.
Family Plan Coverage
Minor Identity Protection
Allows parents/guardians of up to 8 dependents under the age of 18 to monitor for potential fraudulent activity associated with their child’s SSN. Unauthorized names, aliases and addresses that become associated with a minor’s name and date of birth may be detected. The service monitors public records in all 50 States and including; real estate data, new mover information, property and recorder of deed registration, county assessor/record data, internet job site providers, state occupational license data providers, voter information, public records/court proceedings, bankruptcies, liens, and judgments. Parents/Guardians are provided a baseline scan, subsequent alerts and notifications thereafter.
If you think that you are a victim of identity theft, or believe that someone has stolen or gained access to your finances:
24-Hour Fraud Center
If we suspect fraud on your account, you may receive a text message to verify recent account activity. Simply follow the instructions on the screen to proceed. If you would like to speak with a representative, call the phone number above. For security purposes, you will need to provide the 6-digit reference number included in the text message.