Covered Account

Covered Account

Feb 6, 2019

A covered account is (1) an account primarily for personal, family, or household purposes, that involves or is designed to permit multiple payments or transactions, or (2) any other account for which there is a reasonably foreseeable risk to customers or the safety and soundness of the financial institution or creditor from identity theft. Each financial institution and creditor must periodically determine whether it offers or maintains a ‘‘covered account.’’

Retrieved from US Department of Treasury. Section 114 of the FACT Act A. Red Flag Regulations and Guidelines. (2018).

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