As soon as one source of fraud is shut down, it seems the news is reporting another. While NCACU works very hard to protect our members from fraudulent activity it is critical that our members work hard to protect themselves. We live in a digital age—and no one is completely safe from Identity theft. Members who don’t use electronic devices like debit cards, internet banking or online bill pay may think they are safe, but surprisingly, by not using these programs it may be harder for you to detect fraudulent activity on your account. Recent reports of data breeches or fraudulent activity prove that no data base is completely safe and has banks and credit unions scrambling to close and issue new cards to prevent losses.
There are some things all members should be doing to protect your accounts. Read More »
A Roscommon member received a call from someone saying they were from North Central Area Credit Union. They were asking for her husband and wanting to know his ATM pin and account number. Our member was alert enough to not share any information. The caller asked her to call them back at 877-276-3721. The member Googled the number and it is registered as a fraudulent number. Great detective work!! This is a good reminder to NEVER, EVER give out your account number, PIN, or any other personal information. North Central Area Credit Union will NEVER call you and ask for your account information. Similar threats are happening with calls about student loan relief, Charter Communications past due bills and offers to get you lower interest rates. Don’t answer calls from numbers you don’t recognize.
Printing 1099 from E-Statements – 01/4/17
Members trying to print their 1099 from their e-statements need to use the PDF option in the view choices of their statements. Once you click on PDF, the document should view and print correctly. If you need further help please call our…
Tis the Season! – 12/19/16
Falcon is a system the credit union uses to detect fraudulent activity on your account. Falcon look for suspicious activity by recognizing patterns in where you generally shop. So if you travel out of area and don’t notify the credit union,…