Other posts in the Fraud Category

How to Keep Your Cards Safe in the Digital Age

Technology has made huge advancements in the last few decades. While these improvements are exciting, they also bring new challenges and security risks. With increased cell phone usage, social media, and online shopping, fraudsters are finding more and more ways to steal our information. And as if that wasn’t enough, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has now

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Do I Still Need to Balance My Checkbook?

Checks? Who writes checks anymore, let alone balance a checkbook? While the process may seem old-fashioned, believe it or not, it’s still necessary. Balancing a checkbook, also known as bank/account reconciliation is still needed because it can help you catch any errors or fees and helps you stay on top of your finances. Read on

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Beware of Coronavirus Fraud

Fraudsters take every opportunity to get your personal information, even during the current COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. In our effort to always look out for our members, we wanted to share some recent email and online scams with you. There are phishing scams going around from fraudsters pretending to be from the Centers for Disease Control

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How to Avoid Fraud and Protect Yourself

You’ve probably been hearing a lot about fraud these days, including from everyone here at WWFCU. That’s because dealing with fraud is an ongoing process. Here are several tips and recommendations to help you avoid fraud and protect yourself: Monitor Your Credit Check Your Credit Report – Stay on top of fraud by knowing what’s

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Why Debit Cards Are a Safe Choice

Over half of Americans prefer using their debit cards over any other form of payment, and this number continues to grow. However, in this age of security breaches, consumers are wondering if using debit cards is safe. We have four facts on how/why debit cards are a safe choice. Decrease in Debit Card Fraud Believe

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Holiday Shopping Fraud Alert

‘Tis the season for not only family gatherings, good food and holiday shopping – it’s also the season for fraud. With all of the stress that comes with the holidays, it’s easy to let your guard down. To help protect our members, WWFCU is offering these scam alerts: E-skimming Scammers find weak links on online

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Tips to Help Protect Yourself from Fraud

You wouldn’t leave your cash or credit cards out in public for anyone to use, would you? These days you need to protect yourself and your money from thieves and hackers in all you do. The smarter technology becomes, the savvier thieves are becoming as well. The amount of credit card numbers being exposed to

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Avoid This Dangerous Facebook Scam

Bugs, viruses and ransomware have all forced us to be diligent when it comes to our email. But what about social media? Scammers are tackling Facebook, Twitter and other channels as well. The Better Business Bureau warns that you need to have your guard up wherever, and whenever, you click these days. One Facebook scam

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Five Ways to Spot a Fake IRS Email

Be on the lookout for email scams circulating that fraudulently use the Internal Revenue Service name or logo as a lure - all to trick you into giving up personal and financial information. The scammers can then use your information (such as your Social Security number, bank account or credit card numbers) to commit identity theft and steal your money.

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