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. […]

Be Aware of FMFCU Representative Impersonation Scams

January 11, 2024

FMFCU has been informed of an increase in Fraud Representative Impersonations. Members are reporting receiving phone calls and text messages that appear to be from FMFCU to confirm large dollar transactions. When a member responds to a text message, they receive a call from someone identifying themselves from the FMFCU Fraud Department regarding suspicious card […]

Beware of Scammers While Online Holiday Shopping

December 4, 2023

During the holiday season, it has become more common for gift purchases to be made online. Stay alert when shopping online to avoid being scammed. One of the most common scams during the holiday season is online shopping site scams. Scammers create websites that look like legitimate online stores but are actually designed to steal […]

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