NCUA Risk Alert

The Credit Union National Association has issued a risk alert in regards to scams that target victims via text or email messages, appearing to be from state agencies.
Scammers across the country - including New York State - are targeting victims with messages that appear to be from the Department of Motor Vehicles or the Department of Employment Security. The messages typically alert the recipient that there is missing or incorrect information, and instructs them to click on the provided link to a malicious website to update the information.
Credit Union members should consider the following:
- be suspicious of any communication requesting personal information
- delete text messages and emails that are suspicious
- hang up on any calls that ask for a social security number or other personal information
- keep software up to date on phones and other devices
- review and monitor accounts daily and report any discrepancies immediately