Lost Stolen Unauthorized

Fraud Protection Center

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Report Lost or Stolen

Contact Number

VISA Debit Card
VISA Credit Card
1-800-325-3678
Checkbook 1-225-761-5111
1-877-961-5111
American Express Traveler's Cheques 1-800-221-7282
Money Gram International Money Orders 1-800-542-3590

Protect

You can help protect yourself from fraud

Capital City Press Federal Credit Union have programs in place to help mitigate fraud and protect your account. However, there are also some simple things you can do.

Follow these steps to spot suspicious activity and protect your account:
  • Double-check your monthly account statements for any unauthorized purchases. (You can also monitor your account activity online)
  • Review your credit reports for accuracy. Call any one of the three credit reporting agencies to receive your free annual credit report.
  • If you spot any unauthorized transactions, please contact us immediately at (225)761-5111.
  • You should also contact the three credit reporting agencies listed above to report any fraudulent activity.
  • Shred personal and financial information before discarding it.
  • Don't give out account numbers or other personal financial information, unless you initiated the call.
If you are a victim of Identity Theft there are many resources available to assist you.

Equifax
1-800-525-6285
www.equifax.com
Experian
1-888-397-3742
www.experian.com
TransUnion
1-800-680-7289
www.transunion.com

Protect your online purchases with Verified by Visa

Many online merchants participate in the Verified by Visa program to prevent unauthorized online purchases and will require you to enter a password in the Verified by Visa window to complete your online purchase. In stores that are not yet participating in this program, your card will continue to work as usual.

So if you have not enrolled yet and try to make a purchase online at a participating merchant you will need to complete the enrollment process.

The Verified by Visa program helps make the internet a safe, protected environment for your online purchases.

Summary of verified by visa

Verified by VISA goes a step further than ordinary fraud protection by adding a layer of security when you enter your credit card information online
This service helps prevent unauthorized online use before it happens by confirming your identity with an additional password.
Verified by VISA is a free service and is as simple as choosing a password that you will have to verify when making online purchases through merchants that support Verified by VISA.
Verified By Visa


Received call from the Fraud Department - FALCON ALERT

We contract with a company to monitor fraudulent card activity. If the fraud department notices that you have several transactions originating outside the state in which you live or they notice multiple charges authorized in a short period of time they may block your card until they can reach you. The agent will try to contact you by phone using the phone numbers on file, so it is extremely important to verify that we have your current contact information on file.

Compromised Visa Card

On occasion we are notified by Visa of possible security breaches. If your credit card information was identified in a possible breach you will be notified by mail. If you have received a letter from us and would like additional information please contact a member of our Financial Services Team.


Contact

Federal Trade Commission - Excellent resource with instructions and example letters to deal with Identity Theft.
  • Resolving Specific Identity theft problems
  • Tools for Victims
 
Credit Reporting Agencies - Contact these agencies to get a copy of your credit report to verify the information reported is correct.
  • Equifax
  • Experian
  • Trans Union
  • Checkfax

Forms

Stop Payment:
Dispute unauthorized:
Fraud/Forgery