Identity Theft Protection: a benefit of being a Varney Agency client
On February 5th, 2015, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield announced that an estimated 80 million current and former members nationwide had key personal information exposed due to a cyber attack of the insurance company's IT system. If you have become a victim of Anthem's breach or suspect fraud, we've got you covered.
For nearly a decade, Varney Agency has offered free IDT911 Resolution Services to our personal lines customers who have both their primary home and auto insured through us. We know first-hand that identity theft can have a devastating effect on victims. If you suspect identity theft, reach out to us for immediate help with resolving identity theft: (877) 947-8637. We will connect you with an experienced fraud specialist at IDT911, the nation's premier consultative provider of identity and data risk management, resolution and education services. For more information, check out Varney Agency's Identity Theft Protection and answers to Frequently Asked Questions.
After Anthem's Data Breach: How to Protect Yourself
Identity thieves can do a lot of damage with the treasure trove of sensitive information stolen in the Anthem data breach. The stolen data included names, address, SSNs, birth dates, email and employment information for 80 million current and former customers and Anthem employees. If you or someone you know has been affected, click here to review the steps that victims can take to protect themselves.
Resources for Maine Residents: What You Need to Know
Anthem has established a dedicated phone number for those with questions about the breach: (877) 263-7995. The Maine Bureau of Insurance is working with its counterparts in other states and with the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) to monitor these events and ensure that affected consumers are protected. Refer to Maine.gov for more resources, tips and information on on the Anthem Data Breach.
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