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Sweepstakes and lottery scam

Sweepstakes and lottery scam

This simple scam is one with which most credit unions are familiar. In this one, scammers inform a member that they have won a lottery or sweepstakes. However, they must make a payment to cover the taxes before they can collect the winnings. To lend credibility to the scam, people will often be sent a check, which they can deposit partial payment of the winnings into their credit union account. Before the check has time to be rejected as fraudulent, the scammers will quickly collect money from the older member for the fees or taxes on the prize. When the...

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Sweepstakes and lottery scam

Sweepstakes and lottery scam

This simple scam is one with which most credit unions are familiar. In this one, scammers inform a member that...

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Making a Budget

Making a Budget

Making a budget is the most important step in controlling your money. A budget allows you to track your Income...

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Tech support scam

Tech support scam

Scammers often pose as support or service representatives, offering to resolve issues related to a compromised email, a virus on...

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DuTrac names Mini-Grant winners

DuTrac names Mini-Grant winners

Congratulations to the 25 winners of the DuTrac Community Credit Union Back-to-School Mini-Grants! DuTrac annually provides funds to help local...

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