Category: Fraud & Security

Protect Yourself from Gift Card Scams

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Stay protected from gift card scams with essential tips from COPFCU. Learn how to recognize scams, avoid sharing personal information, and keep your account secure.

Protect Yourself from Romance Scams This Valentine’s Day

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Protect your heart and your wallet this season by learning how to spot and avoid a Romance Scam.

Home Warranty Scam Letters

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COPFCU members have reported receiving these Home Warranty scam letters in the mail. If you receive a similar letter, please disregard the information and dispose of it immediately.

Phantom Hacker Fraud Alert

Fraud Safety

The FBI is warning consumers of a growing financial scam that’s being referred to as “The Phantom Hacker”, where scammers are impersonating technology, financial institutions, and government officials.

How to Safeguard Yourself Against Fraud

Protect Yourself From Fraud

As technology advances, so do the tactics employed by fraudsters. By staying informed and taking proactive steps, you can help safeguard yourself against fraud.

Tips to Prevent Fraud on Your Account

Fraud Prevention Tips

Many Americans are experiencing fraud on their checking accounts due to a recent spike in mail-related check fraud across the United States. Here are some tips to prevent checking account fraud, and how to catch it early if it happens to you.