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THE RISK OF IDENTITY THEFT IS REAL, SHIELD YOURSELF!
What Is EZShield?
EZShield provides professional assistance to help restore your identity to pre-theft status when identity theft occurs. Also, if you are a victim of check fraud, EZShield will deliver an advancement of funds up to $25,000 within 72 hours.
DID YOU KNOW...
  • More than 1.2 million fraudulent checks are written each day
    (Office of Comptroller of the Currency)
  • An identity is stolen every 4 seconds
    (Javelin Strategy & Research Gallop Poll)

Make sure to add EZShield to your order during checkout!

QUICK TIPS

Never write your Personal Identification Number (PIN) on your ATM/Debit card.  Never write your Social Security Number or Drivers License on a check.

Never write your Personal Identification Number (PIN) on your ATM/Debit card. Never write your Social Security Number or Drivers License on a check.

Sign your credit cards with both your signature and

Sign your credit cards with both your signature and "photo ID required."

Use unique, strong alphanumeric passwords that are at least 10 alpha-numeric characters for all of your accounts.

Use unique, strong alphanumeric passwords that are at least 10 alpha-numeric characters for all of your accounts.

Always shred or use a Guard Your ID Stamper on documents that contain sensitive financial information before throwing them away.

Always shred or use a Guard Your ID Stamper on documents that contain sensitive financial information before throwing them away.

Monitor your account statements, balances & transactions on all of your bank, brokerage & credit card accounts at least once a week.

Monitor your account statements, balances & transactions on all of your bank, brokerage & credit card accounts at least once a week.

When connecting to public Wi-Fi, never access pages that contain your personal information (such as online banking or shopping sites.)

When connecting to public Wi-Fi, never access pages that contain your personal information (such as online banking or shopping sites.)

Check for and install anti-virus software updates on your computer daily, when available.

Check for and install anti-virus software updates on your computer daily, when available.

Pay close attention to emails you receive to reduce your risk of becoming a victim of an online scam.

Pay close attention to emails you receive to reduce your risk of becoming a victim of an online scam.

Regularly check your credit report.

Regularly check your credit report.

PROTECT YOURSELF WITH SECUREMYID™ WALLETS AND ACCESSORIES
What is RFID?

Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) refers to a small transmitting device that can be embedded in an object (e.g. credit card) and transmits information from that object to a reading device, such as a grocery store scanner. RFID technology is utilized in many household devices, including passports and credit cards.

What are the Risks of RFID?

Cards that have RFID can be convenient, but are at risk of Electronic Pickpocketing. Electronic Pickpocketing is the theft of your personal information using scanners that read RFID information from a distance without ever touching your purse or wallet.

How Can You Protect Your Information?

We recommend setting up alerts to monitor your accounts, regularly practicing general security consciousness, and purchasing our security and RFID-blocking products to reduce the risk of wireless pickpocketing theft.

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