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Bethlehem Teachers Federal Credit Union has been diligently notifying members of specific situation involving fraud and alleged scams. We do this to make members aware of the ways others have been "attacked" that members can avoid becoming a victim. This page is a digest of scams aimed at credit union members nationwide:

ScamBusters List

Cell Phone & Texting Scams

If you receive a call or a text message asking you to provide card numbers, expiration dates, or PIN, don't do it!. Consider every email, telephone call, or text message requesting your PIN or other credit card information to be a scam!

Click here to find out more about what to do about texting scams.

Texting Scams: What to Do?

Texting scams are becoming more prevalent. If you think a text is a scam, do you know what to do? Read more…

Click here to find out more about summer smishing attacks.

Summer "Smishing" Attacks

Members of Credit Unions across the country have received phony text messages claiming to be from their credit union. The message indicates it is from Credit Union Services and advises members to call a number to have their card reactivated. This is a scam that tricks members into giving credit and/or debit card information to fraudsters. and release their account information. Read more…

Click here to find out more about VISHING.

Cell Phone Call Scams

"Vishing" (Verbal Phishing): Phone calls claiming to be from a specific financial institution, claiming there is a problem with your account and requesting your card number, expiration, and PIN. Read more…

Click here to find out more about SMISHING.

Text Message Scams (Smishing)

"Smishing" (SMS Phishing): text-messages that state that there is a problem with your account and ask you to phone a toll-free number. Read more…

Phishing Scams

Target stores email scam.

Target Stores Phony Email Scam

Recent phishing emails related to the Target breach look like they are from Target and play on the fears of the public that they may have had their card compromised. Please proceed with caution if you receive an e-mail from Target. DO NOT OPEN any links that may be included in these emails as that could potentially allow additional access to your personal information. Read more…

Phony damaged debit/credit card scam.

Damaged Cards Scam

According to the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, recently, members from a western PA credit union began receiving automated phone messages advising them that there was a problem with their debit/credit cards. The message advised the members that to fix the problem, they should “press 1 for the security department.” They were then prompted to enter their 16-digit card number. Read more…

Click here to find out more about phony NCUA emails.

FDIC Phishing Scam

On January 12, 2011, the FDIC issued a special alert to warn consumers of phishing scam where the FDIC is falsely being represented. According to the alert, fraudulent emails claiming to be from the FDIC are attempting to get recipients to click on a link, which may ask them to provide sensitive personal information. These emails falsely indicate that FDIC deposit insurance is suspended until the requested customer information is provided. Read more…

Click here to find out more about phony NCUA emails.

Phony Emails Claiming to be From the NCUA

The National Credit Union Administraton (NCUA—the credit union eqivalent to the FDIC) reports that emails that claim to be from the NCUA are being sent to credit union members. These messages solicit credit union members to participate in an online survey and promise compensation of $40 for responding. They are actually an attempt to steal members' financial information. Read more…

Click here to find out more about the Government Stimulus Scam.

Government Stimulus Scam

Thieves pose as IRS representatives are using emails to dupe their victims into believing they are entitled to Government funds. In one scam, people are asked to download a form to complete. Read more…

Click here to find out more about the Dreams Come True Scam.

Dreams Come True Scam

If someone approaches you by phone, email or via letter making you an offer that seems too good to be true--- it probably is! Read more…

Click here to find out more about fake online stores.

Fake Online Stores

Someone creates a complete copy of a legitimate website--except the information you enter doesn't go to the store to purchase something. Instead, you provide credit card and other personal data to a thief. Read more…

Click here to find out more about the Dreams Come True Scam.

Pushy Salesperson Scam

A pushy caller promises a senior citizen that she'll get a larger Social Security check if she provides information about her bank accounts. Read more…

ATM Skimming

Click here to find out more about ATM skimming.

ATM Skimming

Scammers install devices on ATMs that can capture PIN numbers, card numbers, and information contained on the magnetic strip of credit and debit cards. Read more…

When contacting your financial institution, always use a telephone number from your statement, a telephone book, or another independent source. For Credit Union-related matters, contact BTFCU at 610-691-0041.


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