Crises are a fraudster’s favorite time. They take advantage of people when they are vulnerable and their guards are down. Fraudsters take advantage of people looking for information on COVID-19 as ways to solicit personal information and even steal money.
Knowledge is power! The best thing you can do is to be educated on fraud trends during these uncertain times. When you know the red flags, you will be better able to protect yourself against fraud.
WLFCU will never call and ask your social security number, PIN number, or other confidential data. When you call us, we WILL ask a few identifying questions to make sure we are really talking to you. If you are contacted by an outside company and need help determining if it is legitimate, give us a call – we can help!
The links below provide valuable info about recent fraud trends and resources.