Tag: identity theft
Unfortunately, fraudsters trying to steal your financial information and your money don’t take a holiday. It is very important that your awareness of scams is heightened at this time of year. The next time you receive a text message, or a call from an unknown number, be very careful in responding or taking the call.
Shredding documents is one of the best ways to protect yourself against identity theft. To help make it easy, Scott Credit Union is offering a free Shred Day in conjunction with the company “Shred-it”!
Protecting your personal financial information is extremely important. Remember to always be diligent with your information and to never share your information with anyone.
Equifax had a data breach—Here’s how you can protect your financial info Equifax, one of the major credit reporting agencies, announced recently that it encountered a cyber security incident. Equifax announced that about 143 million consumers potentially had their personally identifiable information compromised.
It is imperative that you are always vigilant with your personal and financial information. Please be aware that there are always criminals trying to get information that they can use to steal your identity or commit fraud to steal money from you or your financial institution.