SCAM ALERT: Scammers posing as companies such
as Amazon, Microsoft and Pinterest are sending notices stating charges have been applied to your
account and include a phone number to contact to question or dispute the charge. Please contact us
instead to discuss your account.
Use caution -The scammer will inform you
that they will download a dispute form and request remote access to your computer. DO NOT ALLOW THEM
ACCESS. Allowing them to download anything on your computer will provide complete access to
everything your computer contains once access is allowed.
ADDITIONAL FRAUD PREVENTION TIPS &
The Social Security Administration, FBI, or Local Police Departments WILL NOT call or text you
to demand payment with threats of harm, legal action, or arrest if you do not wire funds, send
cash or put money on a gift card.
Expedition CU Employees will not call you to ask for your Social Security Number or passwords. Hang up
and call us at 651-264-0669 to let us know if this happens (Note: If you call the
credit union we will ask questions to confirm your identity, but in these cases you know you
DO NOT click on emails that say your account has been compromised and immediate
action is needed to unlock your account.
Consider purchasing ID Theft Protection to
have further piece of mind and support if you are a victim of a scam or fraud. TIP
for Members of Education Minnesota! - You may have a no-cost option for this coverage
available through Education Minnesota ESI.