CUANY, Vero announce strategic partnership

ALBANY, NY and SCOTTSDALE, AZ (January 21, 2014) — The Credit Union Association of New York (CUANY) has finalized a strategic partnership agreement with Vero, a provider of identity theft prevention and recovery services.

“We at the Association are committed to helping New York credit unions and their members combat the growing threat of identity fraud, and this partnership with Vero takes that commitment even further,” said CUANY President/CEO William J. Mellin. “The individuals at Vero have unique expertise in both the identity recovery and the credit union industries, making them a great provider for our member credit unions.”

Vero has provided identity fraud solutions to hundreds of credit unions and thousands of customers since 2003 and was acquired as a subsidiary of CU Direct Corporation in 2007. The organization’s flagship solution, IDProSelect, is a fully managed identity theft recovery service that protects credit unions from data breaches and helps them comply with data breach regulations. IDProSelect also protects credit union members from a variety of identity theft and fraud threats, including medical, financial, tax, credit card and social security fraud.

“The fact that CUANY understands the growing concerns about identity theft speaks volumes about their leadership,” said Dean Henthorn, Vero’s VP of marketing. “This partnership will prove to be a vital service to New York’s credit unions and the members they serve.”

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About Credit Union Association of New York
The Credit Union Association of New York has served as the trade association for the state’s credit unions since 1917. New York credit unions have assets of more than $65 billion and serve 4.9 million members. To learn more about CUANY, visit To find a credit union or learn more about the credit union movement, visit

About Vero
Vero is a part of CU Direct Corporation’s family of brands. Vero provides unique aftermarket solutions to vehicle dealerships, as well as innovative and affordable identity recovery solutions to credit unions and leagues. Vero works in conjunction with reliable, longstanding industry partners to support credit unions and dealerships.

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