Fraud Tips

Fraudulent Text Alert

June 24, 2024

We received reports of text messages that appears to be from us, asking people to verify a charge on their account or telling them their account is overdrawn and locked. These text messages are NOT from us! Please do NOT click the links. How To Tell If The Message is Legitimate: If you have text…

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Fraud Alert: Tips to Keep Your Money Protected

March 17, 2023

We have received one report of a fraudulent email that appears to come from a TCCU employee, requesting a wire transfer from “TCCU Fraud Prevention Department.” If you are ever in doubt on any email you receive that appears to be from us, please give us a call at 940-851-4000 before taking any action. We will also never…

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Scam Alert: Fake Zelle Email

June 9, 2022

If you receive an email that appears to be from Zelle similar to the email below, and you have been involved in selling any items online, it is most likely a scam. If you ever have any questions about an email or phone call or text message that seems suspicious, please give us a call…

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Mobile Banking Threats & Protecting Your Money

August 10, 2021

How can you keep your money safe? Here are a few tips from CUInsight.com to protect from identity theft and fraud: Regularly check credit report Monitor accounts daily for unauthorized transactions Keep personal computers protected with current Anti-Malware software Browse and shop on secure sites only Use strong passwords and change them frequently Do not…

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Secret Sister: An Illegal Pyramid Scheme

December 8, 2020

It’s baaaack! The “Secret Sister” holiday gift scam has reared its crooked head again, just in time for the holidays. While the festive season brings lots of joy and cheer, it also brings out the grinches who are looking to steal not only your holiday bliss, but also your identity and peace of mind. How…

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How Can I Protect Myself from Payment App Scams?

August 14, 2020

Q: I love the convenience of payment apps, like Cash App and Venmo, but I’ve heard there’s been an increase in scams being pulled off within these apps. How can I continue to use my payment apps without compromising my safety? A: Payment apps offer users the ability to effortlessly send payments to friends, making it easy…

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Beware Unemployment Scams

June 11, 2020

Tens of millions of Americans have found themselves out of work as the economy reels from the impact of COVID-19. A record 22 million Americans have filed for unemployment insurance in the four weeks leading up to April 11. Unfortunately, when there’s bad news, the scammers aren’t far behind. According to the Federal Trade Commission…

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Don’t Get Scammed At The Gym!

December 10, 2019

As soon as the calendar hits Jan. 2, the gyms are packed with people who are eager to make good on their New Year’s resolutions. If you’re one of the thousands of newbies making your way to fitness centers this month, beware of these five subtle scams that can end up thinning your wallet more…

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