Heritage Federal Credit Union Shares FBI Fraud Alert

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Heritage Federal Credit Union

Heritage Federal Credit Union is sharing an FBI Fraud Alert to keep the public aware of current frauds, scams and schemes.

HFCU says if you can answer ‘yes’ to any of the following questions, you could be involved in a fraud or you may about to be scammed.

  • Is the CHECK from an item you sold on the Internet, such as a car, boat, jewelry, etc?
  • Is the amount of the CHECK more than the item’s selling price?
  • Did you receive the CHECK via an overnight delivery service?
  • Is the CHECK connected to communicating with someone by email?
  • Is the CHECK drawn on a business or individual account that is different from the person buying your item or product?
  • Have you been informed that you were the winner of a LOTTERY such as Canadian, Australian, El Gordo, or El Mundo, that you did not enter?
  • Have been instructed to either “WIRE”, “SEND”, or “SHIP” MONEY as soon as possible, to a large U.S. city or to another country, such as Canada, England, or Nigeria?
  • Have you been asked to PAY money to receive a deposit from another country such as Canada, England, or Nigeria?
  • Are you receiving PAY or a COMMISSION for facilitating money transfers through your account?
  • Did you respond to an email requesting you to CONFIRM, UPDATE, or PROVIDE your account information?

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