March 9, 2023
LUSO Federal Credit Union, as part of our expertise in helping banks track, catch, and report fraud and protect members, offers the following cybersecurity tips for anyone concerned about the safety of their electronic data or their financial vulnerability.
May 23, 2022
Please be aware of phishing scams aimed at obtaining your ibanking login information. As a reminder LUSO Federal CU fraud services will never ask members for online/mobile banking passwords; this information is considered personal and should not be given out to anybody. If you receive any suspicious requests for ibanking information, please contact the credit union directly at (413) 589-9966.
March 19, 2020
Many (cyber)criminals view the Coronavirus pandemic as an opportunity to profit and will prey on our need to help others. LUSO Federal Credit Union encourages you to take caution and follow a few guidelines to protect yourselves and your accounts in the weeks and months to come.
November 22, 2017
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Sept. 6, 2016) – The National Credit Union Administration has received additional consumer calls about suspicious text messages claiming to come from the agency. The messages read: “National Credit Union Administration Alert for (recipient’s phone number). Contact 844-234-5445.” Other fraudulent phone numbers to be alert for are 855-340-1398 and 844-906-0773.
November 22, 2017
Cyber attacks on consumers are an ongoing concern that a great deal of time and sophisticated technology is being directed towards preventing. However, there are many more—and much more personal—ways that you can be the victim of fraud. Frauds and scams are more and more common, and it is prudent to stay informed of some of strategies criminals use when trying to deceive you. Information is often the best deterrent to preventing yourself from being a victim of financial fraud.