Important message from LegalShield, an SCSFA partner

September 21, 2017

PLEASE BE AWARE: Recently Equifax announced that their computer servers were compromised and thieves hacked the personal information for 143 million U.S. families. As a courtesy, we wanted to remind you that you have access to the comprehensive ID Theft protection benefit, ID Shield at a discounted rate. If you are already a LegalShield member make sure to check your account for alerts that you may get do to the breach. Equifax Breach Quick Facts: Equifax is one of the 3 major credit bureaus and as such has access to some of the most sensitive information Number of people affected: 143 million Americans, which is 44% of the U.S. population Types of data compromised:  Social Security numbers, Driver’s License Numbers, date of birth, credit card information and more... What does this mean? 143 million people and their families are at risk of their identity being stolen, it could take up to 18 months to resolve, and you may need to take off time to deal with this issue. What can you do? Secure your family with the ID Shield employee benefit. ID Shield provides the most comprehensive identity theft protection plan in the U.S. ID Shield provides access to licensed private investigators, credit monitoring, personal monitoring, and Internet monitoring with a 5 million dollar restoration guarantee. This means if anything ever happens ID Shield will fix it. You can enroll for about $4.00/wk to protect your entire family or just about $2.00/wk for an individual. Many of our members are already participating in these powerful benefits and have “peace of mind” knowing that if anything should happen, they and their families are covered. Please take a few minutes to visit the new ID Shield video overview to learn more about protecting your family. Visit the website and watch the 2 Minute ID Shield benefit overview: If you have any plan-related questions, please call our Ann Palmer, 704-904-1774 [email protected] or Scott Brooks, 803-487-0030, [email protected]    

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