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 […]

Stay Alert for Holiday Job Scams

November 29, 2023

During the holiday season, many retailers and delivery services are looking for extra help. If you are thinking of applying for a seasonal job to make some additional income, it is important to stay alert and protect yourself from scammers trying to steal money and personal information. To keep your money and personal information to […]

Stay Alert for Medicaid Text Message Scams

October 30, 2023

Medicaid recipients in Pennsylvania should beware of a text message-based scam that alleges coverage has lapsed and payment is required. The Office of Attorney General has learned of an increase in scammers sending the text messages to individuals enrolled in Medicaid. Starting with a text message claiming to be from “Health Services”, the scammer links […]

Four Steps to Staying Cyber Safe

October 13, 2023

With October being National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we want to ensure all members are educated on how to stay cyber safe. Follow these four steps to keep your identity and financial accounts protected at all times: Use Strong Passwords that are long, unique and randomly generated. Enable Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA). Implementing MFA on accounts makes it […]

Avoid Getting Caught in Social Media Scams

October 12, 2023

Scammers continue using social media to go after money and personal information. Scammers like social media because they can pretend to be someone they’re not. They can hack your profile, pretend to be you, and con your friends. They can target you and others using information from your profile like your age, hobbies, and what […]

Don’t Get Fooled by Federal Student Loan Relief Scammers

August 23, 2023

With Federal Student Loan payments starting back up this Fall, stay alert for scammers pretending to be with Student Loan Relief Programs. Always remember that you do not have to pay for help managing student loans. There are two key signs to spot these scams: They try charging illegal upfront fees They offer quick loan […]