As you may have already heard through news reports, Target has confirmed the theft of up to 40 million credit and debit card numbers tied to purchases at their brick & mortar stores between Black Friday, November 29th, and Sunday, December 15.
What are we doing? (Updated 12/27/2013)
At this time, we are monitoring activity closely, and we are proactively blocking suspicious transactions.
We have now determined cards that have been affected, and SF Fire Credit Union has reissued all impacted cards, which are now being produced for mailing. Impacted cardholders will be receiving a separate letter that is mailing 12/27/2013, notifying our members that are at risk from the breach and explaining that a new card has been reordered.
If you would like to know whether or not your card has been reordered, please contact us over the phone or via Live Web Chat.
Existing cards will continue to work until you activate your new card. Also, please note that you will not be charged a fee for your card replacement.
What can you do?
If you shopped at Target during this timeframe, we ask that you look closely at your account within online or mobile banking for fraudulent activity and report it to us immediately so that we can block your card and issue a new card to you.
Also, we recommend the use of e-Alerts within Online Banking to help you to monitor activity that occurs on your debit or credit card in real-time. To set up an e-Alert, log in to Online Banking and under Special Services, click on e-Alerts and create an e-Alert for Debit/Credit Card Transactions.
If you have any questions regarding the Target Security Breach, please feel free to contact us via Live Web Chat or by calling 1 (888) 499-FIRE (3473).