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Farm Bureau Bank News Equifax Breach Information

September, 2017

Equifax has announced a data breach that could potentially affect 143 million U.S. consumers. Between May and June of this year, names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses, and driver's licenses may have been illegally accessed. Farm Bureau Bank encourages you to visit the Equifax website website for more information on the data breach.

Equifax has a site dedicated to notifying you if your information has been compromised. Please be aware that this site will ask you to enter your last name and the last six numbers of your Social Security number. Click here to access the site.

As a precautionary measure, Equifax is offering free identity theft protection, credit monitoring, and other complimentary services for one year with TrustedID Premier. To enroll in the service, click here.

If you would like to speak with an Equifax representative, you can call Equifax directly at 866.447.7559 from 7am-1am EST.

We've listed a few helpful tips below:

  • Change your passwords for all accounts (online banking, credit cards, etc.)
  • Click here to request a free copy of your credit report from all three credit bureaus
  • View your credit reports and account statements
  • Monitor your accounts daily (small, odd amounts are usually charged first before thieves makes larger purchases)
  • Report any unauthorized charges or activity to Farm Bureau Bank and other financial institutions


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