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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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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It’s 11PM at night and you have a burning question about your cPort account. Did you know that we have options available to assist you?   cPort’s eBanking has a convenient and easy to use secure messaging center that connects you to a Member Service Representative. Send us a message and we’ll get back as soon as…

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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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Unfortunately, postcard scams are a common form of financial crime across the country. Being aware of scammers’ tactics can help you to avoid being a victim of a scam.

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Unfortunately, phone scams are a common form of financial crime in Maine and across the country. Phone scammers can use many different angles to try to get your account information. Being aware of their tactics can help to avoid being a victim of a phone scam.

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