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    Equifax data breach consumer information Equifax Data Breach

    On September 7, 2017, Equifax, one of the three major reporting agencies, announced that it experienced a cybersecurity breach that exposed the personal and financial data of approximately 143 million consumers.

    Learn more about the data breach and how to protect yourself.

    Scammers Target the Veterans Choice Program Phone Line Scammers Target the Veterans Choice Program Phone Line

    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) warns veterans about a fraudulent phone line that emulates the Veterans Choice Program’s (VCP) line. The fake phone number, 1-800-606-8198, is very similar to the correct phone number, 1-866-606-8198, which allows veterans to check their eligibility and ask questions about the program. The fake phone line offers callers a $100 rebate if the caller provides a credit card number. It does not state that the caller has reached the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs or the VCP phone line.

    If you are unsure you have reached the correct phone line, hang up and dial 1-866-606-8198. The phone line will state that you have reached the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

    For more information, view the Veterans Choice Program fact sheet.