According to the FTC, the reports of these online scams have nearly tripled in the past years, and in 2019 alone victims lost around $201 million from being swindled by their cyber sweetheart. Check out some of the common scams you could see and ways to protect yourself or prevent it from happening to you or a loved one. Continue reading
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IRS’ Dirty Dozen 2020
The IRS announced its annual Dirty Dozen, click here to view the information and see a video.
Fake Refund Checks
Be on the lookout. Each tax season and refund opportunity – there are new tricks that fool even the best of us. Our HCFCU Fraud unit works to find ways to help prevent our members from falling victim. We can’t be everywhere, so here are some ways that you can help prevent a fake US Treasury check from happening to you! Continue reading