Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft & Online Scams
POCU will continue to provide you with the best secure electronic and online products and services. The current wave of Identity Theft is very challenging and growing. Providing you with basic educational information and resources is our goal. Working together we hope to combat this mounting problem. The listing of resources below will get you started on discovering what is Identity Theft risks we face today. Simply click on the underlined copy to be linked to the resource website.
Member ALERTS for Today! No alerts to report today. Check this website for reported fraud and scams.
Email Hoaxes and Urban Legends
Urbanlegends.about.com/cs/nethoaxes/ht/emailhoax.htm - this site investigates email communications.
www.TruthOrFiction.com - any truth to the latest story or warning you received via email.
FTC Internet Consumer Information- Internet related consumer protection information from the Federal Trade Commission.
Google Internet Fraud Directory - popular site about all types of Internet fraud.
www.scambusters.org - this organization covers a variety of current issues.
Federal Bureau of Investigation website: www.fbi.gov/majcases/fraud/fraudschemes.htm
Identity Theft and Phishing
FTC Consumer Alert- Phishing
FTC Identity Theft Home
Note: Items mentioned above include links to external sites. Post Office Credit Union does not control and cannot guarantee the relevance, timeliness, or accuracy of materials provided by other agencies or organizations.