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FDIC Consumer News - Spring 2003

Important Update: Changes in FDIC Deposit Insurance Coverage

The FDIC deposit insurance rules have undergone a series of changes starting in the fall of 2008. As a result, certain previously published information related to FDIC insurance coverage may not reflect the current rules. For details about the changes, visit Changes in FDIC Deposit Insurance Coverage. For more information about FDIC insurance, go to www.fdic.gov/deposit/deposits/index.html or call toll-free 1-877-ASK-FDIC (1-877-275-3342). For the hearing-impaired, the number is 1-800-925-4618.

  Special Report on Fraud 

3. If you picked "True" you are correct.

With credit cards, a thief might use your card or obtain a new card in your name, perhaps by stealing a pre-approved card application from your mail and having the card sent to a different address. See full story...

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Last Updated 06/18/2003 communications@fdic.gov