State Credit Union Selects IDentity Theft 911 to Provide Fraud and Credit Monitoring Services to Members

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New program provides IDentity Theft 911’s FraudScout® service to help avoid and resolve fraud.

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IDentity Theft 911, the nation’s premier identity management and data risk management services provider, today announced that State Credit Union (SCU) has chosen the company to offer IDentity Theft 911’s Fraud and Credit Monitoring services during the times in life when they are most susceptible to fraud. The offering has three different credit monitoring options so members can choose the level of protection that best fits their needs. Interested members can visit http://www.myidmanager.com/scu to learn more and sign-up.

According to the 2013 Javelin Strategy & Research Identity Fraud Report, more than 12.6 million Americans were victims of identity theft in 2012. Recognizing this trend, SCU members have the convenience and benefit of a trusted advisor they can turn to for help resolving crises in credit and identity theft.

“SCU highly values and emphasizes the importance of security and identity protection of its membership,” said Rick Hammond, President and CEO, State Credit Union. “Our recently expanded relationship with IDentity Theft 911 will provide SCU members the opportunity to protect themselves with the most comprehensive identity management protection in the industry. We are pleased to offer this tool for protection and peace of mind.”

IDentity Theft 911 Fraud and Credit Monitoring scours billions of identity records—including credit reports and scores and noncredit files, like court records and internet sites—in a round-the-clock pursuit for possible signs of fraud. IDentity Theft 911 fraud specialists provide high-touch service to victims from the initial call through case resolution. Their expertise covers a range of issues, from proactive measures that provide protection to resolution in the case of true identity theft and account takeovers. The fraud specialists work one-on-one with victims and are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week until resolution is complete.

“Thieves have shifted their focus from stealing identities for pure financial gain, to committing identity theft to access bank accounts, open utility accounts, and commit tax fraud,” said Matt Cullina, CEO, IDentity Theft 911. “FraudScout® will actively search for any changes in these records that could raise concern. We’re excited SCU has selected us to provide its members with fraud and credit solutions to protect them throughout all facets of life.”

To learn more about these new offerings, please visit http://www.myidmanager.com/scu.

About IDentity Theft 911
Founded in 2003, IDentity Theft 911 is the nation’s premier consultative provider of identity and data risk management, resolution and education services. The company serves 13 million households across the country and provides fraud solutions for a range of organizations, including Fortune 500 companies, the country’s largest insurance companies, corporate benefit providers, banks and credit unions and membership organizations. Since 2005, the company has helped more than 150,000 businesses manage data breaches. For more information, please visit http://www.idt911.com.

About SCU
State Credit Union, headquartered in Columbia, has 18 offices located in 12 cities throughout the state and more than $500 million in assets. State Credit Union serves city, county and state employees, anyone enrolled in South Carolina State Retirement Systems, students and staff of any state-chartered college or university, including those in the SC Technical College System, as well as relatives of SCU members. Additionally, anyone who lives, works or attends school in Aiken, Anderson, Florence, Greenwood, Oconee, Orangeburg, Pickens or Spartanburg county is eligible to join. You can find more information at http://www.scscu.com.

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