Credit freezes are now free and fraud alerts are extended from 90 days to a year under a new federal law that went into effect recently. The change in the law is an opportunity for your bank to reach out to your customers on the topic. WBA has updated its video on credit freezes: Click here to watch the video hosted on This video is free for WBA member banks to use on social media, for training, or in other areas of the bank. WBA will customize this video with your bank's logo and corporate colors for a nominal fee. If your bank is interested or would like to learn more, please contact Eric Skrum via email