Most consumers use only the basic measures to protect their identity. Unfortunately, those efforts may not be enough. Once an identity thief gets a hold of your credit card information for example, they can open another card for their use, even changing the billing address so that you might not know for months that they're racking up charges. Even more alarming, a thief who gains access to your bank account or your social security number can open brand-new accounts, get a driver's license in your name or even pose as you if arrested.
PrivacyGuard helps to reduce your risk of identity theft and vigilantly monitors potential compromises. Daily scans of your credit files at Experian, Equifax and TransUnion search for certain changes to your credit information, and if discovered, PrivacyGuard sends you an immediate email or text alert. Monitoring will alert you to changes such as newly-opened accounts, payment defaults and even change of home address.
Identity Verification Monitoring
Imagine an identity thief being able to create new credit accounts and lines of credit in your name without you even knowing. The damage this could do to your credit profile and identity is extensive. With PrivacyGuard , you can proactively guard against this nightmare scenario with Identity Verification Monitoring.
Identity Verification Monitoring works to prevent your personal information from being used for fraudulent activities that may result in identity theft, account takeovers, or account compromises. This feature works in real-time - across hundreds of businesses - constantly scanning for instances where your name and personal information is being used to verify your identity prior to submitting a new application, requesting a password reset, or applying for credit, and other certain activities that could damage your credit and identity.*
You'll be alerted immediately in any instance Identity Verification Monitoring detects your name and information is being used to confirm your identity or to open a new account within our network. From there, expert support will be provided to assess the threat level and determine next steps in addressing the issue at hand.
*The information network is comprised of many U.S. credit issuers, including credit card issuers, retailers, and telecom companies. However, PrivacyGuard 's information network does not include all companies that require verification of your identity prior to providing you with a service or credit. As a result, it is possible that fraudulent attempts to verify your identity could be submitted using your personal information that are not detected by PrivacyGuard .
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