At Insight Credit Union, the security of member information is a priority. Every day, unscrupulous individuals are busy developing new scams targeting the unsuspecting public and one of the best ways to avoid fraud is to become an educated consumer. Our Security Center offers a variety of valuable materials regarding information security. Be sure to check back often as content is updated regularly.
The chances of falling victim to fraud increase during the holidays. With telephone scams on the rise, you might be surprised to learn just how many actually make it to your cell phone. Scammers have figured out countless ways to cheat people out of their money over the phone. They may call or text you impersonating your bank, credit union fraud department, the government or a well-known company. Some even fake Caller ID profiles so you think the call is legitimate.
Never let yourself be pressured into giving information like your online banking login or password, your full Social Security number, PIN or even a one-time temporary passcode over the phone, especially during an unexpected call or in response to an unknow text message. Please be aware that we will never ask for certain information via the phone or email. Take a look at the list below to find the 10 things your bank will NEVER do.
We will never call or text you and ask for:
We will never:
Here at Insight, we are continuously working to make sure you are protected and informed. Here are a few steps you can take to protect yourself.
One of the most important things you can do is trust your instincts. If something feels wrong, please call us. We’re always happy to take the time to make sure you are protected. Because you matter, and we’re better together.