FBI Fraud Alert
If you can answer “yes” to any of the following questions, you could be involved in a fraud or about to be scammed.
- Is the check from an item you sold on the Internet, such as a car, boat, jewelry, etc?
- Is the amount of the check more than the item’s selling price?
- Did you receive the check via an overnight delivery service?
- Is the check connected to communicating with someone by email?
- Is the check drawn on a business or individual account that is different from the person buying your item or product?
- Have you been informed that you were the winner of a lottery, such as Canadian, Australian, El Gordo, or El Mundo, that you did not enter?
- Have you been instructed to either “wire”, “send” or “ship” money, as soon as possible, to a large U.S. city or to another country, such as Canada, England, or Nigeria?
- Have you been asked to pay money to receive a deposit from another country such as Canada, England, or Nigeria?
- Are you receiving pay or a commission for facilitating money transfers through your account?
- Did you respond to an email requesting you to confirm, update, OR provide your account information?
Please note, UECU employees will never call and ask for your Social Security Number, CVV2 (the number on the back of your debit or credit card), or passwords. If the caller is asking for these, you should hang up and call us on the main number.