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Use the information in these tips, articles, and links to help keep your identity safe.
Be Alert for Scams in Your Mailbox
The postcards look official. They have phone numbers and Mortgage ID#’s. But mortgage purchases are a matter of public record.
Beware of: Phone Number Spoofing
Members have recently reported receiving calls from scammers spoofing a CEFCU customer service number (800.542.3328) to try to get personal account information.
Not All VPNs are Created Equal
A virtual private network (VPN) helps you stay private online with an encrypted connection between your device and the web. It hides your location and scrambles information, like your browsing history, so it’s unusable to ID thieves.
Be Aware of Disaster-Related Scams
After disasters, scammers try to get you to donate to phony charities, and they pose as home repair company reps.
Cybersecurity Amid Russia-Ukraine Conflict
Many US citizens are concerned about the potential increase in cyber attacks from Russia amid the crisis in Ukraine. So, what is CEFCU doing to protect your accounts? We have many systems in place to protect assets and monitor activity.
Guard Your Card
Identity thieves like to get at your personal information, especially your Social Security number. In most cases, you do not need your Social Security card for identification, so take these steps and keep it safe!
Dispute Errors in Your Credit Report
An error in your credit report can affect things like buying a home or car, getting a job, or renting an apartment.
Avoid Tax-Season Scams
With tax season gearing up, scammers will try anything, including posing as the IRS, to try to gain your financial information. Don’t be a victim.
Scammed? Take Action Now!
Act fast if you think you provided a scammer with personal information or money.
Child Tax Credit Fraud
Scammers are using phone calls, emails, and texts about the 2021 Child Tax Credit Advance Payments program to try to get your personal information.