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USA Patriot Act

Important Information about Procedures for Opening a New Account

The USA Patriot Act requires credit unions to take extra security precautions to help the government fight the funding of terrorism and money laundering activities. Federal law requires all financial institutions to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person who opens an account. These procedures are designed to prevent crimes such as identity theft and account fraud that terrorists commit to finance their operations against the U.S. and its citizens.

What this means for you

When you open an account, we will ask for your name, address, date of birth, and other information that will allow us to identify you. We may also ask to see your driver's license or other identifying documents.

You can rest assured that we will only request the information required by the law and that we will use the information only for purposes of complying with the law. The information that you provide is protected by our Privacy Policy and federal law.

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  • Karl Danielson 2018
    I've bought three cars through the credit union. They make it very easy, very simple, and you can't beat the interest rate. I highly endorse them, their friendly staff, and the service that East County Schools gives its members!
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