Fraud Prevention Series: Fraudulent Phone Calls

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 […]

Look Before You Pump

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 […]

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

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 […]

Beware of Social Media Scams

Over the last few years, social media scams have exploded, with fake Twitter and Facebook profiles increasing by 100% in just one year. That also means there are several types of social media scams and most involve a phishing scheme. How it Happens Scammers try to “friend” or connect with you by creating a bogus […]
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