Safeguard Your Finances

Safeguard Your Finances

Phishing, otherwise known as email scams. Someone posing as the Credit Union or other organization requesting that you provide your personal information by clicking on a link or replying.
 
Vishing — telephone scams. Even though most of us use online and mobile technology, old fashioned telephone scams are still alive. A caller will pose as the Credit Union or other organization and ask for your account number or password.
 
Online dating sites are being used by scam artists. Scammers spend weeks, months even, to build relationships with online daters to con them out of money. Some common signs to look for are daters who claim to be from America but are traveling abroad, someone who immediately asks to use personal email or instant message, and anyone asking for money.