Avoid Holiday Shopping Scams This Year

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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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Fraud Facts – Check Scams

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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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We’ve Got Answers! Your Top Member Care Call Topics

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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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Special Edition of Fraud Facts: Online Holiday Shopping Scam Guide

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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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Fraud Facts: The Importance of Protecting One-Time Passcodes

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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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Fraud Facts: How to Avoid Online Sales Scams

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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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