Posts Categorized: Fraud

Be Aware of Fraudsters trying to get your information…

As always, unsavory people will come up with new ways to get your personal information. One of the latest scams is to trick victims into providing them with online banking access passwords. The scenario goes something like this: A member gets a call or text pretending to be the credit union about questionable charges on… Read Full Article »

Be Aware of “Family Emergency” Scams

A Family Emergency Scam involves fraudsters contacting and convincing a victim that a family member is in danger and requires money to get out of a bad situation. For example, a family member in a foreign country is in legal trouble and needs funds for assistance. Such fraudsters, are using social media to obtain family… Read Full Article »

Check Fraud Tied to Mail Theft is on the Rise.

Kate Ashford, a writer for NerdWallet is a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA)® with more than 18 years of experience writing about personal finance, recently wrote an article regarding mail theft and check fraud. Her original article “Stop Using Paper Checks Already”, is featured on NerdWallet’s website and was picked up by the Associated Press and… Read Full Article »