Fraud & Scam Warnings

Stay informed about cybersecurity threats and the signs to watch for.

How to Protect Your Electronic Assets: Cybersecurity and Banking

May 9, 2022

LUSO Federal Credit Union, as part of our expertise in helping track, catch, and report fraud and thoroughly protect our members, offers the following cybersecurity tips for anyone concerned about the safety of their electronic data or their financial vulnerability.

Beware of Phishing Scams

May 23, 2022

Please be aware of phishing scams aimed at obtaining your digital banking login information. As a reminder, LUSO Federal Credit Union fraud services will never ask members for online or mobile banking passwords; this information is considered personal and should not be given out to anybody. If you receive any suspicious requests for digital banking information, please contact the credit union directly at (413) 589-9966.

How to Avoid Different Types of Financial Fraud

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 the strategies criminals use when trying to deceive you. Information is often the best deterrent to preventing yourself from being a victim of financial fraud.