FRAUD ACTIVITY INFORMATION: Please be aware, there have been reported instances of impersonators, claiming to be from UNIFY, making fraudulent calls to members requesting confidential/account identification information. Reminder: A real UNIFY representative will NEVER initiate contact with a member requesting such information including full debit/credit card number, PIN, card security code, eBanking username/security access code or full Social Security Number. If you are contacted by someone requesting this account-related information, please do not respond and let us know immediately at 877.254.9328, 24/7.

Safeguard Your Social Security Number

The nine digits identity thieves just love.

Your Social Security number (SSN) is the nine-digit number representing you. Considered the “cream of the crop” by identity thieves, a compromised SSN can lead to big problems. Criminals can use your SSN to apply for a loan, open an account, apply for a job—all in YOUR name, ruining your credit or worse. Armed with a bit more information, they can even drain your existing accounts. With a few precautions, you can help avoid becoming a victim.


  1. Never give your SSN in an email or to an unsolicited caller. Phishing schemes occur every day online or over the phone.
  2. When online, only provide your SSN within the secure environments of companies or organizations you have a trusted relationship with.
  3. Never carry your Social Security card in your wallet in the event it’s lost or stole
  4. If you need to dispose of documents that include your SSN—old tax files for example—shred them! Criminals routinely dig through garbage to find this information
  5. You don’t have to give your SSN to all businesses that ask for it. Schools, sports leagues, cell phone companies, landlords, hospitals and property managers often ask for it to run credit checks. Find out first if your driver’s license number will suffice.
  6. Ask questions: Why do you need my SSN? Will my number be shared with anyone? Can I see your Privacy Policy? How will you store my SSN?


If your Social Security number was or may have been compromised, report it to the Social Security Administration (1.800.269.0271) and the Internal Revenue Service (1.800.829.0433).

It’s important to talk to the SSA if you have reason to believe your Social Security number has been compromised, even if you don’t yet see any evidence of financial fraud. A thief could be planning to steal your tax refund, or to obtain employment or credit in your name.

Can’t remember your Username?

No problem. Just phone our Contact Center at 877.254.9328, available 24/7, and a UNIFY Representative will assist you.