Fraud had already been on the rise but with more people spending time using electronic devices through the pandemic– fraud is surging, from financial crimes to crimes against children and beyond. Fortunately, there are steps we can all take to protect ourselves and our families as we spend more time online. Taking basic precautions, such as using passwords for online meetings, following safe online shopping practices and watching for suspicious activity online, can go a long way.
Here at EFCU, we want to help make sure you stay safe, so please remember that we will never contact you to request your personal information. We already have everything we need to serve you. Learn more from the Federal Bureau of Investigation about what to watch for and how to keep yourself safe from fraud during the pandemic and beyond.