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IRS Scams: Not Just a Tax-Season Problem

Posted by Lone Star CU on 10/05/2020

Here's the bad news about any unexpected good news you receive in an e-mail from the Internal Revenue Service: It's probably bogus. For example, the IRS will not contact you via e-mail, out of the blue, about a refund you didn't know you had coming. Yet, people fall for this scam again and again. Some have received e-mails--with convincing IRS logos--that display a refund amount and a link you must click on to get the refund.

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Topics: Scams, advice for members

How to Protect Yourself from Scammers

Posted by Joshua Santa Cruz on 02/03/2020

In an ever-changing and fast paced world, we use technology every day to easily login to our accounts in order to check balances, make payments, or just review general personal information. While the use of apps and unique login accounts have streamlined this daily process for us, more and more scammers are strategically trying to get ahold of sensitive information for benefit or profit. While it may not always be obvious to recognize a scam, here’s some tips to prevent it from happening to you.

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Topics: Scams