SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- IDT911™ has been chosen by Civic, an identity protection and management solution, to power its official public beta of its app designed to help Americans manage their identity and stop identity fraud before it happens. Included with the membership, Civic gives users 24/7 access to fraud specialists for guidance through various identity theft situations, including, but not limited to: document replacement, email compromise, employment ID theft, financial ID theft and tax ID theft.
Identity theft is on the rise.
According to Javelin Report "2016 Identity Fraud: Fraud Hits an Inflection Point," there are 13.1 million fraud victims in the U.S. and there was a 113 percent increase in new account fraud in 2015 alone. Civic believes the rise in identity fraud has become such a public concern that the only solution is for consumers to become proactively involved the moment their personal information is used instead of fixing the problems after they have occurred. The company chose IDT911 for its unparalleled reputation and its comprehensive offering to assist members in protecting the various facets of their life.
"After reviewing countless identity theft resolution firms, it was a no-brainer to partner with IDT911," said Vinny Lingham, co-founder and CEO, Civic. "As a start-up, it was important to join forces with a partner similar to Civic – one that offers innovative products, around-the-clock access, and knowledgeable assistance to members. We found all of that and more with IDT911 and we couldn't be happier with bringing them on board."
Skilled in fighting-fraud, efficient in resolving it.
IDT911 fraud specialists have an average of nine years of fraud resolution experience and are available 24/7. The company has been awarded a number of customer service honors and the IDT911 Resolution Center receives top marks in customer satisfaction from resolution victims, achieving 99 percent satisfaction rates or higher since 2010.
For more information about IDT911, please visit IDT911.com.
IDT911™ is the leading provider of services that help businesses and their customers defend against data breaches and identity theft. IDT911's unique approach—delivering proactive protection, preventive education, and swift resolution—offers unrivaled support for more than 660 client partners and 17.5 million households. Through IDT911 Consulting™, IDT911 delivers information security and data privacy expertise to help businesses avert and respond to data loss. Based in Scottsdale, Ariz., the company has several locations in the U.S. and Canada, as well as in Ireland to serve partners in Europe.