We hear about it all the time. Another
store had a customer data breach, customers emails and credit card numbers were hacked. Before purchases show up on your card that aren’t yours here are
some helpful tips. Order your credit report and review for errors or signs of
fraud. If you notice suspicious activity call the credit bureau and ask them to
flag your credit report with a fraud alert. File a complaint with the FTC and
file a police report. Remember to contact your financial institutions as soon as
possible. Consider putting a fraud alert on your accounts to make sure your
financial assets are protected. discovering you are a victim of identity
theft can be very upsetting and frustrating but being prepared can help
you fight it. Ask your independent insurance agent if you have identity
theft coverage. For more information on Encompasses’ protection options contact
your Encompass independent agent today or visit encompassinsurance.com