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Beware: Scammers want to take advantage of you

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Scammers want to take advantage of you.

They’re tricky and constantly creating new ways to get their hands on your personal information.

At Sound Credit Union, your privacy and security are a priority to us. Here are some tips to help protect yourself:

  • If you receive an unsolicited phone call, do not provide the caller with your account number, passwords, or PINs.
  • When reading emails and text messages, don’t click on a link without confirming the message is legitimate.
  • Should you receive a suspicious phone call, verify that it’s authentic by calling them back using the phone number published on the company’s official website.
  • When creating an online password, use the recommended minimum of 8 characters including 1 letter, 1 number and 1 special character.

Scams can come in many forms: email, text, a phone call, or mail. A scammer may even show up at your front door.

We want to make sure you know how to protect yourself. If you feel someone has gained access to your personal information, please contact us immediately. Sound is here for you and together we can keep your personal information safe.

LEARN MORE about protecting your account information.

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