Identity Theft Program Policy
The purpose of this Identity Theft Program Policy Template is to outline the Identity Theft Program of a bank, credit union, fintech company, or other type of financial institution to detect, prevent, and mitigate identity theft in connection with the opening of all covered accounts or any existing covered accounts.
Table of Contents
- Purpose and Contents – Topic 1
- Policy Statement – Topic 2
- Definitions – Topic 3
- Structure of Accountability – Topic 4
- Identity Theft Program Overview – Topic 5
- Risk Assessment Process – Topic 6
- Red Flag Categories and Detection – Topic 7
- Identity Theft Prevention and Mitigation Techniques – Topic 8
- Social Engineering and Other Identity Theft Methods – Topic 9
- Monitoring of Suspicious Activities – Topic 10
- Customer Fraud Hotline – Topic 11
- Customer Identity Verification Procedures – Topic 12
- Fraud Investigation Procedures – Topic 13
- Re-Pollution Procedures – Topic 14
- Fraud and Active Duty Alert Procedures – Topic 15
- Duties of Card Issuers Regarding Changes of Address – Topic 16
- Notice of Address Discrepancy Procedures – Topic 17
- Synthetic Identity Fraud – Topic 18
- Malware, Spyware, and Virus Control Standards – Topic 19
- E-Mail Related Fraud Procedures – Topic 20
- Website Spoofing Procedures – Topic 21
- Audit Policy – Topic 22
- Staff Training – Topic 23
- Retention of Documentation – Topic 24
Includes the following form templates:
- FCRA Summary of Consumer Identity Theft Rights (2 pages)
- Identity Theft Affidavit Packet (9 pages)
Recent updates to this product:
Federal Reserve’s FedPayments Improvement Group – Synthetic Identity Fraud Mitigation Toolkit
Federal Reserve Press Release – Unmasking a Synthetic Identity Fraud Mitigation Toolkit
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NOTE: The complete contents of this product are also included in the Fair Credit Reporting Act Policy Template.
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