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Target Security Breach: What you need to know.

Dec 23, 2013

We recommend that you closely review the following information. If you used your Peoples debit card between November 27, 2013 and December 15, 2013 at any Target location your debit card may have been compromised. This does not include Target locations in Canada or Target.com.

If you discover any suspicious or unusual activity on your accounts or suspect fraud, be sure to report it to us immediately. In addition, you may contact the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) or law enforcement to report incidents of identity theft or to learn about steps you can take to protect yourself from identity theft. To learn more, you can go to the FTC’s Web site, at www.consumer.gov/idtheft, or call the FTC, at (877) IDTHEFT (438-4338) or write to Federal Trade Commission, Consumer Response Center, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20580.

You may also periodically obtain credit reports from each nationwide credit reporting agency.  If you discover information on your credit report arising from a fraudulent transaction, you should request that the credit reporting agency delete that information from your credit report file. In addition, under federal law, you are entitled to one free copy of your credit report every 12 months from each of the three nationwide credit reporting agencies. You may obtain a free copy of your credit report by going to www.AnnualCreditReport.com or by calling (877) 322-8228.

Below are the numbers for the credit reporting agencies:

·         Equifax: (800) 525-6285 

·         Experian: (800) 397-3742

·         TransUnion: (800) 680-7289