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identity and security protection

ALEC is providing a series of articles to learn more about how you can protect yourself.

We are working hard to provide you with identity and security protection for you and your accounts.

As a reminder, ALEC will never request your Social Security Number, PIN, CVV, or one-time passcode by phone, text, or email.

Call 800.762.9988 immediately if you believe that you are a victim of identity theft or fraud involving one of your accounts.

How ALEC Protects You

A host of high-level security precautions are utilized by ALEC.

How ALEC Protects You

Protecting Yourself Against Identity Theft

Knowing how to protect your personal information from identity thieves is vital.

Protecting Yourself Against ID Theft

Keeping Your Smartphone Safe

Learn tips to keep the personal information stored in your phone safe.

Keeping Your Smartphone Safe

Maintaining Computer Security

There are some standard precautions experts recommend.

Maintaining Computer Security

Fraud & Scams

What you can do to minimize your chances of becoming a victim of fraud and scams.

Fraud and Scams


Learn what Phishing is and how to protect yourself.



Learn what Pharming is and how ALEC is protecting you.


Reporting ID Theft

If you’ve become a victim, learn how to report identity theft.

Reporting ID Theft

Fraud Monitoring

Our text alert service allows you to instantly keep tabs on suspicious card activity.


Member Resource List

ALEC's member resource list provides important links for government reporting and credit reporting agencies.


475 Anton Blvd.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Equifax Credit Information Services, Inc.

PO Box 740241
Atlanta, GA 740241


PO Box 6790
Fullerton, CA 92634

Annual Credit Report Request Service

P.O. Box 105281
Atlanta, GA 30348-5281

The United States Social Security Administration

Federal Trade Commission

Federal Bureau of Investigation Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3)