Fraud Alerts

IRS Warns of Tax Return Scam Posted on February 22, 2018

The IRS has issued a tax fraud alert to warn consumers about a new tax return scam. Fraudsters are filing tax returns using victims’ information. The victims receive the erroneous refund (before filing their actual taxes) either by check or direct deposit. The scammer poses as an IRS agent or a debt collector and contacts […]... read more

Robo-Call VISA® Debit Card Scam Posted on November 17, 2017

New scam robo-call targets VISA® debit card holders.... read more

Phone “Spoofing” Scam Posted on October 30, 2017

Fraudsters are now “spoofing” phone numbers from financial institutions with the hope that call recipients will divulge their personal and financial information, especially credit card data. The caller will identify themselves as being from the credit union or bank and inform the recipient that they are eligible for a lower credit card rate as a […]... read more

The “Bad Rabbit” ransomware Posted on October 25, 2017

Please be advised that a new cyberattack has been launched that involves a virulent strain of ransomware known as “Bad Rabbit”. This attack has swept through Europe and security experts indicate that the United States is starting to see related activity. This attack starts with social engineering. You receive an email or visit an infected […]... read more

Equifax Breach Posted on September 12, 2017

One of the three major credit bureaus, Equifax, was recently hacked. Here's what to look out for.... read more