Preventing Fraud

Preventing Fraud

Information from the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA)

Are you protecting your financial information?

Each year scam artists and identity thieves steal billions of dollars from unsuspecting consumers. These criminals use the phone, email, text messaging, postal mail and the internet to steal your information or trick you into handing over your money.

Learn how to recognize common scams, take action if you think you are a victim of fraud and learn what you can do to protect your finances from fraud.

Under the Federal Credit Union Act, promoting financial literacy is a core credit union mission. While credit unions serve the needs of their members and promote financial literacy within the communities they serve, NCUA works to reinforce credit union efforts, raise consumer awareness and increase access to credit union services.

For more information regarding how you can protect yourself from fraud, visit NCUA’s MyMoney.gov’s page regarding this topic or click the button below.  If you have been a victim of identity theft for have been a victim of a scam, you can also report the incident to the Federal Trade CommissionIt is also important to let the credit union know so we can help you protect your information and accounts.

More Fraud Prevention information from AARP

AARP has created a handbook titled AARP Watchdog Alert Handbook – 13 Ways Con Artists Steal Your Money.  To access this hand book click the button below:

 

Utica District Telephone Employees Federal Credit Union

Utica District Telephone Employees Federal Credit Union provides a complete range of financial services to employees of Verizon and Spectrum Cable, Northland Communications and their families.

Routing Number

#221376924

Contact

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2812 Genesee Street
Utica, NY 13502

Office Hours: M-F: 8am-4pm
Phone: (315) 724-5133
Toll Free: (844) 470-9880
Fax: (315) 793-8296

NMLS ID

#439936

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