Equifax, a credit reporting agency, has annouced a security breach.

 

This Equifax breach does not involve your information at Wayne County Bank. It may, however, be in your best interest to understand or review the information Equifax has been issuing in response. We are providing this announcement for your information.*


As of 9/7/2017, Equifax has stated that there is "No Evidence of Unauthorized Access to Core Consumer or Commercial Credit Reporting Databases".

Equifax is continuously providing progress updates about the security breach. This information is updated regularly by Equifax at www.equifaxsecurity2017.com. The Federal Trade Commission has aslo posted information on their website located here.

In addition to the Equifax Potential Impact website, Equifax will send direct mail notices to consumers whose credit card numbers (estimated at 209,000 people) or dispute documents (estimated at 182,000 people) with personal identifying information were impacted.

If you would like to place a freeze on your Equifax credit information, please visit www.freeze.equifax.com/Freeze and follow the instructions provided.  

You can also contact Equifax directly at (866) 447-7559, their call center is open every day (including weekends) from 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m. Eastern time.

 

* This notice is being provided for informational purposes only. Wayne County Bank is not making recommendations of action or inaction, it is important for you to consider what may be the best option for you.



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