Tax Season Scams to Look Out For

February 8, 2018

Tax season is here again and unfortunately that means tax scammers may target you by phone, email, or text message. Here are some things to look out for if someone contacts you claiming to be from the IRS: The IRS does not initiate contact by email or text message requesting personal or financial information. If […]

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NetBranch Security Enhancements

May 12, 2015

We’re tightening security to protect your information. As technology improves, so do the attempts by bad guys to see your private information. In recent news, some weaknesses have been revealed in the older encryption technologies used by our browsers to keep others from seeing our internet traffic. One of those technologies is known as TLS […]

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Target Fraud Information

January 15, 2014

As your credit union, one of our highest priorities is to protect your financial information. We know many of you will have concerns about the reported network intrusion that may have exposed U.S. Target point‐of‐sale transactions conducted between Nov. 27 and Dec. 15.

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Scammers Call Members About Suspended Cards

December 9, 2013

CapEd has been notified by a number of members who received a telephone call the weekend of 12/6/13 and 12/7/13, stating that their CapEd card has been suspended and that they must call an 800 number to reactivate the card. Unfortunately, this is a scam and if you responded to the phone call and gave out any personal information (card number, Social Security number, date of birth, PIN code, etc.), you should contact CapEd right away.

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Fraud Alert: Credit Union Members Recruited as Money Mules

August 21, 2012

What’s a Money Mule? A number of credit unions have reported that their members are being recruited as money mules by fraudsters. Money mules unknowingly assist fraudsters in laundering stolen funds. The source of the stolen funds received by the money mules is often from account takeovers at other financial institutions through online banking systems.

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