Security Center Archive - Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union

The Latest on Scammers Offering Student Loan Forgiveness

October 4, 2022

Scammers are circling back after the recent announcement of the one-time federal student loan debt relief plan. With the application for debt relief rolling out any day now, it is important to make sure you are getting information directly from the Department of Education.   Here is what to Look Out for in the Latest […]

Be Aware of FMFCU Representative Impersonation Scams

September 19, 2022

FMFCU has been informed of an increase in Fraud Representative Impersonations. Members are reporting getting text messages that appear to be from FMFCU. When a member responds, they receive a call from someone identifying themselves from the FMFCU Fraud Department regarding suspicious card activity. The FMFCU main number of 610-325-5100 appears on the caller ID […]

As Prices Rise, Stay Alert for Scams

August 26, 2022

With the rising prices of groceries, housing, and many other necessities, many are looking for ways to cut costs. However, scammers are taking notice as people worry about how high prices are impacting their budgets. How it Works* Scammers may say: They are from the government and are giving away grant money for home repairs […]

Be on the Lookout for Online Back-To-School Shopping Scams

August 24, 2022

Back-to-school season can be stressful for many kids and their parents. When it comes to back-to-school shopping, many people like the convenience of purchasing these items online. However, it is important to be wary of fake websites or unusual issues with your order. If not cautious when placing orders, becoming the victim of these scams […]

Utility Scammers Now Demanding Cryptocurrency Payments

August 17, 2022

Scammers continue to be successful by posing as utility companies. They lure customers into sending money for their utility bill – usually a large amount- with the threat of cutting off the service if not sent. With it being the heat of summer, scammers have been specifically threatening to shut off power as a scare […]

Protect Your Small Business From Scams

August 1, 2022

When owning a small business or part of a non-profit organization, it takes a lot of time and effort to ensure it runs smoothly. However, when scammers go after your organization, it can hurt your reputation and bottom line. Stay protected by learning the signs of scams that target businesses.   COMMON SCAMS TARGETING SMALL […]

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