Fraud Prevention Series: Employment Scams

July 7, 2020

Finding a new career opportunity can be stressful.  Especially when a job offer seems to meet all of your requirements, you may wonder if it’s too good to be true.  The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has warned of a surge in employment scams, and those in the market for a new job, or looking for […]

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Fraud Prevention Series: Phishing Scams

June 8, 2020

Scammers are becoming increasingly intelligent and are developing new ways to access consumer funds and personal information. Here at CTFCU, our biggest priority is the financial wellness of our members, and that includes keeping them and their money safe. To ensure member safety, we put together this series to help you recognize the signs of […]

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Fraud Prevention Series: Money Mule Scams

May 5, 2020

Scammers are becoming increasingly intelligent and are developing new ways to access consumer funds and personal information. Here at CTFCU, our biggest priority is the financial wellness of our members, and that includes keeping them and their money safe. To ensure member safety, we put together this series to help you recognize the signs of […]

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Fraud Prevention Series: Coronavirus Fraud

April 10, 2020

Scammers are becoming increasingly intelligent and are developing new ways to access consumer funds and personal information. Here at CTFCU, our biggest priority is the financial wellness of our members, which includes keeping their money safe. We’ve put together this series to help you recognize the potential signs of fraud and ways to protect yourself. […]

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Fraud Prevention Series: Tech-Support Scams

April 1, 2020

Scammers are becoming increasingly intelligent and are developing new ways to access consumer funds and personal information. Here at CTFCU, our biggest priority is the financial wellness of our members, and that includes keeping them and their money safe. To ensure member safety, we put together this series to help you recognize the signs of […]

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Fraud Prevention Series: Income Tax Scams

February 3, 2020

Scammers are becoming increasingly intelligent and are developing new ways to access consumer funds and personal information. Here at CTFCU, our biggest priority is the financial wellness of our members, and that includes keeping them and their money safe. To ensure member safety, we put together this series to help you recognize the signs of […]

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Fraud Prevention Series: P2P Payment Systems

January 22, 2020

Scammers are becoming increasingly intelligent and are developing new ways to access consumer funds and personal information. Here at CTFCU, our biggest priority is the financial wellness of our members, and that includes keeping them and their money safe. To ensure member safety, we put together this series to help you recognize the signs of […]

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Fraud Prevention Series: Fraudulent Phone Calls

December 10, 2019

Scammers are becoming increasingly intelligent and are developing new ways to access consumer funds and personal information. Here at CTFCU, our biggest priority is the financial wellness of our members, and that includes keeping them and their money safe. To ensure member safety, we put together this series to help you recognize the signs of […]

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Look Before You Pump

August 28, 2018

Gas-pump skimming is on the rise and your card may be at risk. Most skimmer devices are practically invisible, making them difficult to spot. With Bluetooth technology, scammers can now remotely steal your card information from up to 100 yards away. Protect yourself by learning about card skimmers and what to look for. How a […]

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Payday Loans – What ‘Fast Cash’ Could Really Cost You

July 1, 2018

Payday loans” which are also called cash advances, check advances, and post-dated check loans, have become increasingly popular for fast cash. All someone needs in order to obtain a payday loan is proof of employment, a utility bill, a checking account, and a driver’s license. Consumers may be misled into thinking that payday loans are a cheap […]

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