News & Notes

News & Notes

  • Your Security: Real Estate Imposter Fraud

    Jun 06, 2019 | Full story

    How For SaleReal estate fraud is on the rise. The FBI reports that last year, 1 billion in real estate transactions were wired (or attempted to be wired) to fraudulent accounts. Learn more about how to protect yourself from real estate imposter fraud.

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  • Holiday Scams (and how to avoid them)

    Nov 30, 2018 | Full story
    holly berry branchThe holidays are here – a time for friends, family, and (unfortunately) fraudsters. Because we want to make sure you and your family stay safe, we’re sharing some common holiday scams, so you can be sure to avoid them.
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  • 5 Tips for Safe Online Shopping

    Sep 21, 2018 | Full story
    Person purchasing something on a laptopAs things get busy over the holidays, many of us rely on online shopping to make life easier. Unfortunately, at this time of year, online scammers are also very active. At RCU, you have zero liability for fraudulent charges, which means if you didn’t authorize it, you don’t pay. But all Members of the credit union have a vested interest in keeping fraud to a minimum because it saves money in the long run.  Here are five tips on how to help keep your information safe.
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