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FDIC Consumer News - Winter 2002/2003

Important Update: Changes in FDIC Deposit Insurance Coverage

The FDIC deposit insurance rules have undergone a series of changes starting in the fall of 2008. As a result, certain previously published information related to FDIC insurance coverage may not reflect the current rules. For details about the changes, visit Changes in FDIC Deposit Insurance Coverage. For more information about FDIC insurance, go to www.fdic.gov/deposit/deposits/index.html or call toll-free 1-877-ASK-FDIC (1-877-275-3342). For the hearing-impaired, the number is 1-800-925-4618.

Special Report on Credit Reports and Credit Scores

The Three Major Credit Bureaus

Here's how to contact the three major credit bureaus to ask about or obtain your credit report or credit score, alert creditors to a possible fraud using your name, or for any other reason:

Equifax: 800-685-1111 (general) or 800-525-6285 (fraud); P.O. Box 740241, Atlanta, GA 30374; www.equifax.com

Experian: 888-397-3742 (general and fraud); PO Box 2002, Allen, TX 75013, www.experian.com.

TransUnion: 800-888-4213 (general) or 800-680-7289 (fraud); P.O. Box 2000, Chester, PA 19022; www.transunion.com.

Note: To "opt out" or remove your name and address from mailing lists provided by these three credit bureaus and another nationwide company (Innovis) to marketers, call toll-free 888-567-8688. See "Call the Credit Bureaus to Limit Unsolicited Offers" for more details.

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Last Updated 02/26/2003 communications@fdic.gov