- Always read the alert from top to bottom.
- Make sure to read the “What to do” section below the alert.
- When creating an account, companies will validate personal information to verify a person’s identity.
- Anytime a profile with a company is created, especially those that use card transactions, the company may verify a person’s identity.
- While many companies perform identity verification themselves, some may use a third party, smaller company to perform the identity verification, such as Stripe Inc. and Insurance Phone Finder.
What could trigger an Alert?
- Applying for credit, services, or refinancing with the company or bank listed in the alert.
- Making changes to an existing account, or being added as an authorized user on any account with the company or bank listed in the alert.
- Applying for, or inquiring about new services, store rewards cards, airline rewards programs, or sweepstakes/drawings with the company or bank listed in the alert.
- Redeeming points, making online payments, renewing insurance premiums, applying for rent, creating a gambling profile, and completing multi-factor/two-factor authentication online can trigger an alert.
- Stripe Inc. provides companies the ability to accept/send payments and manage their business online.
- Examples of companies that use Stripe Inc:
Insurance Phone Finder
- This company will perform a verification check on behalf of a business, such as a financial institution, which will use a phone number to verify your identity.
- This may be done as a fraud prevention measure when you contact a business, log into or make changes to personal information on your account, add an authorized user, or reset a password.
- This may be performed as a fraud prevention measure when you reset your password, make account holder changes, or make changes to your personal information
- Receiving this type of alert is not necessarily an indication of fraud.
- Contact information: 800-953-2877