E-mail Phishing Scams Target Accounts
TFCU Never Requests
Personal Information Via E-mail
If you receive an e-mail identifying you as a customer or member of TFCU, describing a new “security policy,” and requesting personal financial information such as your social security, account and credit card numbers, do not reply to it. This is a “phishing” scam designed to get personal information from you so the scammers can steal from your accounts, get credit using your identity, or for other fraudulent purposes.
TFCU would never request this information; we already have it on file. Here’s some advice to protect you from these types of scams:
- Never give out your financial information to anyone unless you have initiated the contact and know who you’re dealing with.
- If you have responded to such a bogus e-mail, contact your financial institution immediately to protect your account.
- If you get such an e-mail, notify your credit union immediately.