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Scams to watch out for
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Riiiing! You race for the landline, but the caller has already hung up—after just one ring. How rude! You thumb through the Caller ID, poised to give your mysterious caller a ring back when you note the strange area code. Should you, or shouldn’t you, make this call?

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The TwinStar Credit Union Fraud Department is handling a near epidemic of fraud claims as a result of card skimming devices placed on area gas pump terminals. Thieves obtain credit and debit card numbers from TwinStar members and

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We’ve received multiple reports that fraudulent emails are being sent to our members attempting to obtain their private information.

Fraud alerts via text
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TwinStar has rolled out enhanced Fraud Detection notifications to members. Previously, we would call the phone number on your account to verify any suspicious transactions we detected.

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The situation is becoming all too common: you receive a call while out shopping or perhaps during dinner. You don’t recognize the number, but the person on the line identifies themselves as an employee of your financial institution. They speak urgently—there’s a problem with your account.

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TwinStar technology enhancements and mobile services help you keep your accounts safe.

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Equifax reported that that a cybersecurity breach has compromised the personal information of as many as 143 million Americans - approximately 44% of the total U.S. population.

Information that could possibly be affected includes:

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We’re seeing a rise in a new scam targeting teens and young adults in our area. This extremely damaging scam mainly works when a fraudster takes advantage of a victim’s naivety and commits fraud in the victim’s name.

Sweetheart scams on the rise
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The sweetheart scam is an increasingly troublesome scam that preys on older Americans. TwinStar members have reported being victims of the scheme that can be perpetrated online or in-person.
If you lost your wallet today, could you identify what was in it?
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If you lost your wallet today, could you identify what was in it?