Friday, July 06, 2012

Wells Fargo offers identity theft protection, credit score monitoring, for a fee


I see when I log on to Wells Fargo that it now offers (to its account holders) identity theft protection for $12.99 a month, and adds credit score monitoring and simulation services for an extra $3, or a total of $15.99 a month.

My reaction is, why should we pay a bank to “protect us” when it should do its job anyway.

Here is the basic link.

Property insurance companies typically offer it as a rider or endorsement. 

It’s harder to steal the identity of someone with an unusual name like mine and some public prominence than many people.


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