Once identity thieves have your personal information, they can drain your bank account, run up charges on your credit cards, open new utility accounts, or get medical treatment on your health insurance. 

If you suspect that someone is misusing your personal information, acting quickly is the best way to limit the damage. Setting things straight involves some work.

Watch out for the scams described below, and make sure to let us know if you suspect fraud.

State police offer advice after falling victim to credit card skimmer

Monday, January 30, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS (WANE) - More than $1,000 in fraudulent charges were racked up on a fuel cards used by Indiana State Police and investigators believe the purchases were likely made possible by a skimming device that had been placed on a gas pump. According to a news release issued Tuesday, all of the…

Beware of Tax Scams!

Friday, January 20, 2017

Produced by Jay Slagel, VP of Risk Management at Allied Solutions Now that we are in the heart of tax season, "tax scams" are in full force! It is highly important that you educate your account holders about the various ways scammers may attempt to steal their information and money. The more your…

Scams to be Aware of this Holiday Season

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

by Ann Davidson, VP of Risk Consulting at Allied Solutions As the holidays approach, credit union employees and members must become increasingly aware of scams and identity theft and other forms of fraud. Combating fraud is easy when the credit union and member are fully aware of the types of scams…