Security breach in City of Odessa

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ODESSA, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) – Between August 27th and October 14th City of Odessa customer’s debit and credit card information may have been compromised.

The third-party system, Click2Gov, provides customers with their online services. On Wednesday, Click2Gov reported the data breach to the city.

Letters will be sent to city customers that the city knows performed one-time payments through Click2Gov during the time frame stated above.

If you think you have been affected the city recommends that you closely monitor your financial accounts and if you see any unauthorized activity, promptly contact your financial institution.

They also suggest that you submit a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission by calling 1 (877) 438-4338 (1-877- IDTHEFT) or online at www.ftccomplaintassistant.gov

As a second step, you may want to contact the three U.S. credit reporting agencies (Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion) to obtain a free credit report from each by calling 1 (877) 322-8228 or by logging onto www.annualcreditreport.com

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