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Fraud Alert: NCUA warns consumers about “National Credit Union” phishing scam

Posted by brichards on March 17, 2015

NCUA warns consumers about “National Credit Union” phishing scam

The Indiana Credit Union League has learned this morning of an online phishing scam that uses a website with a logo and design similar to the NCUA’s along with emails which attempt to convince consumers to provide sensitive information or send money. The NCUA warns that consumers should neither provide information to this website nor attempt to conduct any financial transactions through it. The full news release from the NCUA is here. Please consider sharing this information with your members to help them avoid this scam.

Consumers receiving such emails should call NCUA’s Fraud Hotline toll-free at 800-827-9650. They should also contact the Internet Crime Complaint Center, a partnership between the FBI and the National White Collar Crime Center. The NCUA also offers information about avoiding frauds and scams.

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