Tag: identity theft


It’s Holiday Time: Beware of Scammers Trying to Steal Your Info

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.

Word confidential on a shredded piece of paper

Shred Day scheduled for September 14

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”!

Protect Your Personal Information, Even When Using Phones or Other Devices

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 Data Breach

What to do about the Equifax Data Breach

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.

Don’t Get Scammed

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.