CPort Blog Post Image 2 Vaccine Scams

Scammers are taking full advantage of the fact that many Americans are eagerly awaiting their chance to receive the COVID vaccine. Some people may get blind-sided by the shiny light at the end of the tunnel and fall victim to fraud along the way. Here are a few tips we want to keep in mind…

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Every year around the holidays we like to provide our members with some help to avoid online shopping scams. This year is no different, especially with the uptick in COVID-related fraud.  As is with every year, scammers are becoming even more advanced in their techniques to try and fool you into divulging personal information. Since…

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CPort Blog Post Image 2 Check Scams

We know since the start of the pandemic scammers have been targeting people daily and their tactics continue to get more and more sophisticated. Right now, we’re noticing check scams are on the rise. Check scams can be used in a variety of ways, we wanted to share a few examples from the Federal Trade…

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Unemployment Scam

At cPort your financial security is always our highest priority. We’ve received notice of and have experienced suspicious ACH activity that appears to be diverting unemployment funds to an international fraud ring in various states, including Maine. Every state is likely vulnerable to this scheme and will be targeted if they have not been already.…

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CPort Blog Post Image Calls

You’ve got questions? We’ve got answers! To provide the best financial experience for our members, we are sharing the top questions you ask when you call us. Account Balance Reminders The most popular call-in request folks have is to receive a balance reminder. The fastest way to check your balance is through cPort’s eBanking platform.…

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 As concern for the COVID-19 Pandemic continues to grow people are desperate to find reliable information about the disease and what steps they should be taking for support. Unfortunately, in times of uncertainty like these, scammers will try to take advantage of trusting individuals. In fact, fraudsters have already begun to target people looking to…

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Person shopping online

It’s that time of the year to shop for special gifts for loved ones! For many, that shopping occurs online. Fraudsters like to take advantage of this and target shoppers entering personal and financial information on the web. So, while you’re looking for the best deals this season, be on high alert for holiday shopping scams. Here…

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Protecting Your Account Information In order to better protect the privacy and confidentiality of our member’s account information, cPort Credit Union uses a security method called Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA). There are several types of MFA options – cPort commonly utilizes a one-time passcode (OTP). With OTP, a single use code is generated and sent directly to the…

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Identifying a Scam – Common Themes in Online Sales Scams: Buyer’s payment is more than the agreed price and asks you to return funds. This likely means the payment they have given you is fake and want you to return your real money to them. Seller or Buyer is too busy or not able to meet in…

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