Identity Theft

No Phishing Allowed

on Tuesday, 19 March 2013. Posted in Identity Theft, Phishing

No Phishing

Entirely too many consumers have fallen victim to high-tech fraudsters claiming to be a legitimate financial institution or credit card company. Through e-mails known as "phishing", they try to obtain personal, confidential information such as passwords, account numbers, Social Security numbers and other sensitive data.

Don’t put that Credit Card bill in the trash can!

on Tuesday, 08 January 2013. Posted in Identity Theft

Everything a thief needs to steal your identity is on that piece of paper!

Be sure to review your credit union statements and other financial statements on a regular basis for discrepancies. Notify us or any other financial institution immediately of unauthorized transactions. Do not carry your Social Security card in your wallet or have your social security number printed on your checks. Recently issued drivers licenses no longer have your Social Security number printed on them for privacy reasons.

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