Important Information regarding Equifax data breach

September 14, 2017

Hello members,

You may have recently heard in the news that Equifax, one of the three national credit reporting agencies, experienced a significant compromise of consumers’ personal data. It is important to understand that this issue is not related to the FirstLight website or our member databases. FirstLight has not been notified by Equifax that any FirstLight member account information has been compromised.


For more information regarding the Equifax breach, please contact Equifax directly at 866.447.7559 or contact The Federal Trade Commission at 202.326.2222.


In order to protect yourself from potential fraud and/or identity theft, we recommend that you regularly review all your banking accounts and credit reports for unusual activity. If you see any unusual activity in your FirstLight accounts, please contact us immediately at 800.351.1670.


For years, FirstLight has partnered with CyberScout® to offer identity theft protection plans to our members at a discounted rate. All plans include credit monitoring and $25,000 in reimbursement insurance. To learn more about this program, please visit


At FirstLight, we are committed to ensuring the privacy and safety of your information and rest assured that we will do everything we can to protect you.



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