CHRISTIANSBURG, Va., March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- StellarOne Bank, a subsidiary of StellarOne Corporation (NASDAQ: STEL), is excited to launch comprehensive identity theft protection. IdentitySecure®(1), a full-service identity theft protection program, is now available to all StellarOne clients.
"Clients can register their credit/debit cards and Social Security number securely online. The information will then be monitored with real-time, web-crawling technology. Clients will receive an automatic email alert if their information appears on any known underground Internet portals. This technology gives clients peace of mind knowing their information is constantly monitored from identity thieves in the Internet underworld," commented Joshua Gehring, Director of Retail Banking for StellarOne Bank.
Clients who enroll in IdentitySecure will also receive access to Triple-Bureau Credit Reports and Scores plus Daily Credit Monitoring from all three major credit-reporting agencies, including alerts if certain changes or inquiries are made to their credit file.
Identity Fraud Support Service from an experienced, personalized caseworker is also available. These highly trained specialists help resolve identity theft cases, so members can recover as quickly as possible if a fraud occurs.
Clients choose StellarOne because they expect – and receive – more than just an average banking experience. StellarOne clients now have access to one of the comprehensive, innovative Identity Theft Protection solutions in the marketplace.
Mr. Gehring further commented, "Keeping our clients educated, advised and financially fit is our top priority. With this in mind, we're pleased to offer this simple yet comprehensive solution to a complicated crime."
If you would like more information on this new benefit of banking with StellarOne, please visit your local Financial Center, contact the Client Contact Center at 888.785.5271, or visit www.StellarOne.com.
(1) IdentitySecure® is a service provided by Trilegiant Corporation. Trilegiant Corporation, Trilegiant Insurance Services, Inc., and Alliance Marketing Association are not affiliated with StellarOne. StellarOne, its affiliates, and subsidiaries are not liable for any damages resulting from the provision of, or failure to provide, the products or benefits.
StellarOne Bank, a subsidiary of StellarOne Corporation (NASDAQ: STEL), is a traditional community bank, offering a full range of business and consumer banking services with more than 50 full service financial centers, a loan production office in Richmond, and a suite of ATMs serving the New River Valley, Roanoke Valley, Shenandoah Valley, and Central and North Central Virginia. Member FDIC and Equal Housing Lender. For more information, please visit www.StellarOne.com.
Jamie Snead, Public Relations Manager
SOURCE StellarOne Bank