As you know, crimes like identity theft,
computer hacking, telemarketing fraud and email fraud are
unfortunately all too common today. One of the ways
individuals carry out such activities is by posing as a
representative of a company you currently do business with.
At Your Credit Union, we want you to know that
the only reason we would contact you seeking any type of
personal or financial information would be if you were in the
process of applying for a loan or opening an account with us.
If you ever question the legitimacy of a request for your
personal or financial information made by an individual
claiming to represent NY TEAM FCU, please contact us
immediately at 1-516-822-1070.
It is important to check your credit report on
a periodic basis as part of your ongoing actions to protect
yourself from identity theft. This will allow you to validate
the accuracy of your information and protect against potential
fraudulent activity on your accounts. If you notice any
inconsistencies on your report, you only need to notify one
agency and they will share the information with the other two
You can contact each of the three major credit
To report fraud, call: 1-800-525-6285 and
P.O. Box 740241, Atlanta, GA 30374-0241
For the hearing impaired, call 1-800-255-0056
and ask the operator to dial
For the Auto Disclosure Line, call
1-800-685-1111 to request a copy of your report.
To report fraud, call: 1-888-EXPERIAN
(397-3742) and write:
P.O. Box 9530, Allen TX 75013
To report fraud, call: 1-800-680-7289 and
Fraud Victim Assistance Division, P.O. Box
6790, Fullerton, CA 92634
should also report the crime to your local law enforcement
agency and to the
Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
can contact the FTC at 1-877-438-4338.
more information on identity theft, please visit:
The Identity Theft Resource Center
The U.S. Department of Justice