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Colin Jeffery

Colin Jeffery

A warning to members of Missouri Credit Union: Attorney General Chris Koster says there was an accidental release of personal information earlier this summer.

Koster is encouraging members of the credit union to monitor their accounts. Missouri Credit Union officials alerted Koster that the information was only available for a short time and they quickly fixed the problem. The credit union has 39,000 members. Koster also listed several warning signs that your identity may have been stolen.

They included receiving unexplained mail, receiving several phone calls for another person, and being denied credit. 

Addition signs that you may be the victim of identity theft include:

- Receiving unexplained mail; 

- Having mail rerouted or stopped; 

- Receiving multiple phone calls for another person; 

- Being denied credit; 

- Learning of unexplained changes to your credit score; 

- Seeing accounts which are not your own on your credit report; 

- Receiving collection calls for another's accounts; 

- Being told by a service provider, lender or banker that your Social Security number cannot be verified or is already in use in their system;

- Receiving telephone calls from someone who wants to obtain additional information about you; 

- Being told by a vendor or provider that they cannot verify your account or locate your account: 

- Unexpected notices by mail, email, or text that your address or password have been changed; 

- Seeing unexplained charges or withdrawals from accounts; 

- Noticing unusual charges to accounts.

For more information on reporting and protecting yourself from identity theft, visit the attorney general's website or call the Consumer Hotline at 800-392-8222.

 

Daredevil's planned wingsuit flight delayed by FAA

Friday, 23 August 2013 15:38 Published in Local News

The daredevil who had plans to put on an aerial show over downtown St. Louis this evening, will not see his plans get off the ground.

Alexander Polli planned to jump from a plane in a wingsuit around 6 PM. Polli would then glide across the Mississippi River and use a parachute to land in Illinois. The FAA raised security concerns and have delayed the jump.

 

Metro to resume talks with union members

Friday, 23 August 2013 15:25 Published in Local News

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The agency that operates mass transit services in the St. Louis area will resume contract talks with a labor union on Sept. 9.

The plan to renew talks with Amalgamated Transit Union Local 788 was announced Thursday by Bi-State Development Agency president and CEO John Nations. The union represents operators of St. Louis Metro bus and the light rail MetroLink, along with mechanics and some clerical staff.

Tens of thousands of commuters use Metro buses and MetroLink trains every day in the St. Louis region.

Nations says the union has assured him there will be no work stoppages before the two sides return to the negotiating table.

 

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