Forest Security keeps your home and family safe 24/7, but what about your Identity?
Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes today. The public policy think tank Privacy and American Business released a study saying 1 in 5 Americans identify themselves as a victim of identity theft. Researchers there estimated the crime has hit a staggering 44 million people.
Forest Security, Inc. along with Alarm.com has partnered with a company called PrivacyMaxx to provide identity theft protection for our valued customers.
For a very low rate, Forest offers Identity Monitoring Service with Fully Managed Identity Theft Restoration. There is no obligation. This service can be cancelled at any time.
To add this valuable service to your account, please call 708-452-2000 and the form will be sent to you. (We just need your name and address) Your preferred billing method credit card or checking account will be charged quarterly, in advance.
This service integrates with your Alarm.com interactive service account. When logged into your alarm.com account you will be able to check the status and history of your Identity Protection Account.
Identity Monitoring Service
The identity monitoring service proactively scans for sensitive personal information commonly sold and traded on black market internet sites and chat rooms.
This service includes monitoring of these mediums as well as public records, and criminal records for any maliciously associated credit and debit card numbers, bank account numbers, social security numbers, driver’s license numbers, telephone numbers, email addresses, public records, name and address, and other sensitive information.
This service will detect false criminal reports and other potential sources of error that may show on a background check as while ensuring that no one is falsely using your identity for fraudulent activities such as opening a new line of credit.
Fully Managed Identity Theft Restoration
A professionally trained recovery advocate is assigned to all victims and will perform a fully managed identity restoration program for the covered member. Recovery advocates will document, dispute and reverse all fraudulent transactions through a limited power of attorney for all known types of identity theft. Additionally, this includes one year of follow-ups after victim is back to pre-theft status.
If you ever have an issue or need to use this service you will be provided with a number to call anytime, 24×7.
How does this work if I only gave my name and address?
The best part about our service is that you only need to provide your name, address, and phone number. The PrivacyMaxx ID Early Warning System can proactively monitor your identity profile without using your date of birth, or social security number. This is another layer of protection for your identity.
What do I do in the case of an issue?
Our specially trained identity theft recovery specialists are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to assist you. Remember time is of the essence to protect your identity.
I am not sure if there is an issue or not, is it okay to call?
Please do not hesitate to call the recovery center. We’re here to help and to answer your identity questions.
Are there additional fees if I use the ID monitoring service? How about to add family members to my plan?
There is a very minimal cost to add family members to your plan. Please call us for complete plan details. You won’t find a lower cost for such valuable protection.
How does your service work?
Our Identity Protection service uses PrivacyMaxx’s proprietary ID Early Warning System to monitor billions of public data sources to monitor your good name. Our identity experts are always available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week if any problem arises involving your identity or a theft of your financial information.
How will I know if my service is working?
Remember, we are monitoring your identity profile 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If we see a change in your profile’s information or suspicious activity that may be a sign of an eminent identity theft or identity theft in process we will quickly call and verify this change. Also, every month, if no incidents have been reported, we will let you know with an all clear notification.
Is your primary service credit monitoring?
No. Credit Monitoring looks at credit. The PrivacyMaxx ID Early Warning System watches hundreds of financial and non-financial data sources looking for early signs of identity theft from billions of records inside your identity profile.
Is there a guarantee that my identity will not be stolen?
No. However, our system was designed to help catch identity theft before it starts. And our restoration specialists are available 24×7, and they will work to restore you back to pre-theft status.
Are there additional fees if I use the recovery service?
No, there are no additional fees for using our specialized recovery service to help manage an identity theft incident.