September 1, 2017
Kellie M. Spawton
As you may have seen in the news, there has been a consumer information breach at Equifax, one of the nation’s largest credit reporting agencies.
Please be assured that this incident is not related to OceanFirst Bank. The protection of your information and safety of your account is a top priority of ours, and we wanted to make you aware of this incident.
We recommend that you visit Equifax’s website www.equifaxsecurity2017.com for more information on this data breach. To find out if your information has been compromised, click on the “Potential Impact” tab and follow the instructions. The site will inform you if you may have been affected by this data breach.
At OceanFirst Bank, we believe that consistent attention to all of your accounts is one of the best ways to protect yourself against fraud and identity theft. OceanFirst Bank offers a mobile banking app and text alerts to assist you with monitoring your accounts.
To learn more about identity theft and how you can protect yourself, visit the Federal Trade Commission’s website, www.identitytheft.gov