Marketing Firm Reports Theft Of CUData

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. - (07/29/04) -- Schools Financial CU is alerting afourth of its 112,000 members that their Social Security Numbersand account information have been compromised following the theftof a computer server from PSB, The Marketing SuperSource, whichdoes marketing for the credit union and as many as 20 other creditunions. The burglary affected the credit union’s bestcustomers, to which PSB was supposed to mail them special creditoffers, such as for car loans of up to $35,000 and credit cardswith limits up to $10,000. On Monday, Schools mailed letters to theaffected customers revealing the problem and what help isavailable. The credit union, through Experian credit rating agency,is providing the customers a one-year membership in a service thatallows daily monitoring of credit reports and that e-mailsnotifications within 24 hours of any unusual activity.

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