Identity theft and fraud are buzzwords that you hear often.  What can you do to help protect yourself? 

(1) Keep your information updated at your financial institution.  At CTCU will try to contact members if there is unusual or suspicious activity on your accounts and credit cards, if your phone numbers are not up to date we are unable to contact you.  

(2) Review your statements in a timely manner.  If there is activity you do not recognize, it is important to bring it up to the credit union right away.

(3) Watch where you use your debit and credit cards.  There is an increase in fraud on debit cards due to skimming devices being reported in our area.  Inspect the ATM or device where you are inserting your card and if you see anything unusual, do not use your card at that location.




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