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Members have reported receiving text messages disguised as FORUM Credit Union. One of these texts says, "FCU Alert: Your Card is INACTIVE. Please call 317-559-4165." Below is a screenshot.
These texts did not originate from FORUM; please do not respond. Please email us at email@example.com if you have experienced any fraud.
There are many other ways people can collect information about you. Your mobile device and computer hold an entire electronic library of your history – everything from what your interests are to your finances. This is why it is important to be security savvy while online.
Where is YOUR wallet?
Whether you have already vacationed for spring break, or you are planning a trip for the summer, it's never too late to learn about a mistake that could turn your dream vacation into a nightmare. So listen up! We have a small tip that will make your college vacation more about fun, and less about straightening out your stolen identity.
When parents think about keeping their college student safe, they often think about ensuring they travel in groups or keep their doors locked at night. Although these are very important, there is a less noticeable threat that needs to be brought to their attention: identity theft.
Identity theft typically falls into two groups: a one-time opportunity or an organized theft. For example, a one-time opportunity theft may involve someone using a debit or credit card after noticing it has been carelessly left out in the open. On the other hand, an organized theft is premeditated and usually involves thieves that are part of a criminal group.