Criminals constantly search for new and clever ways to obtain money and personal information from consumers. Each year, more consumers and businesses depend on computers, tablets and smart phones to perform banking transactions and purchases, making Cyber security and Fraud vulnerabilities more prevalent. At the Credit Union, protecting your information is a priority. We are committed to raising awareness and educating employees and Members to protect confidential information.
Take action to protect your personal and financial information. Keep online and offline transactions secure by reviewing security alerts, recognizing common scams and protecting your identity. Find out more on the FTC’s Pass It On consumer information site.
The identity theft landscape is the perfect storm. A combination of powerful forces including sophisticated technologies, aggressive thieves, easy access to data, and few obstacles make identity theft the fastest growing crime in America.
The website linked above lists the steps you should take when you believe your identity has been stolen.
Information is as good as gold. Identity thieves have clever ways of discovering personal information. Find common methods here.
Identity theft is a serious crime. Sometimes victims can resolve the issue quickly with minimal damage to their personal finances and well-being. Sometimes it can take several hours and hundreds of dollars for victims to clear their names. Learn the steps you need to take if you become a victim of identity theft.
I was contacted by my bank on a Thursday afternoon two years ago with the troubling information that someone had tried to use my ATM card at three different locations and failed due to incorrect PIN entries. I checked my wallet and my ATM card was still in my possession. “How did they get my ATM card?”
Learn some fast and easy tips to keep your identity safe no matter where you are.
This website provides resources for victims, family members, prosecutors, researchers, and anyone who works with older adults.
The IC3 was intended, and continues to emphasize, serving the broader law enforcement community to include federal, as well as state, local and international agencies, which are combating Internet crime and, in many cases, participating in Cyber Crime Task Forces.
Online report filed with Adult Protective Services for filing concerns of Elder Abuse/Neglect/Financial Exploitation in TN. Learn more about reporting abuse on the Adult Protective Services website.
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This website provides information on the Stop. Think. Connect. Campaign that creates public awareness about understanding cyber threats and empowering users to be safe and secure online.
Visit this website for helpful tips to make sure your children are protected and safe online.
This website lists current internet scams that have been reported to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.