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Beware of Imposter Scams: How to Recognize and Protect Yourself

July 1, 2024

UPDATE as of 7/3/24: We have been alerted that fraudulent texts impersonating our CEO, Michael Magnavita are being sent out. The fraudulent texts may solicit you to perform a task or ask you for personal information. DO NOT RESPOND and DELETE the text. FMFCU would never send outbound texts asking for personal information including PINs, […]

FMFCU.org Email Address Spoofed in Xfinity Emails (Imposter)

May 24, 2024

FMFCU has been notified that some members are receiving emails from Xfinity with FMFCU’s email address as the sender. The email is asking to update payment information. DO NOT click on the link. It is fraudulent!   Remember, if you ever have any doubt the email is invalid, log in directly to the retailer’s web […]

PA Turnpike Alerts E-ZPass Users of Phishing Scam

April 10, 2024

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is warning of a phishing scam targeting E-ZPass account holders. A text message claims to be from “PA Turnpike Toll Services” with an urgent request for your financial information to settle outstanding toll amounts and account balances. FMFCU has also been made aware that these texts might come from a phone […]

Avoid the Rising QR Code “Quishing” Scam

March 27, 2024

QR codes have become more popular because of their convenience. However, they are just as convenient for scammers. “Quishing” or QR Phishing is a new form of phishing that uses QR Codes to lure people to websites that can steal personal information.   How the Scam Works: Scammer creates fake QR codes Once scanned, takes […]

What is Vishing and How to Detect it

February 5, 2024

“Vishing” or voice-phishing, is a type of cybersecurity attack in which the perpetrator attempts to gain access to sensitive data over the phone. Scammers typically seek financial details or Social Security numbers, but passwords and other data can also be the goal. Two common examples of vishing scams include pretend calls from a bank or […]

Stay Alert for New Imposter Scams

January 30, 2024

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has released a warning about scammers posing as CFPB employees trying to defraud members of the public. All people, especially older adults, should be on the lookout for these suspicious phone or video calls. The CFPB will NEVER contact you and ask for sensitive information or to pay money. […]

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