Frauds and scams are becoming more sophisticated, elaborate, and technologically advanced. Thieves are using many methods in an attempt to steal personal information. These methods include breaking into mail boxes, viruses, fake emails, fake web sites, spy ware, and sifting through your trash. Do not fall victim to these scams. The best defense is to educate yourself to these threats and guard your personal information carefully. Be sure to maintain up-to-date anti-virus and spyware programs and be knowledgeable about phishing.
Please be aware that Granite Credit Union will NEVER send emails asking members to confirm or validate personal information through an embedded link contained in the email message. If you receive an email asking you to do this, please do not respond to it. These messages are fraudulent attempts to collect your personal information.
If you think you may have received a fraudulent email, please forward it to firstname.lastname@example.org. Other members may have reported the same or similar email.
Samples of current alerts, scams or fraudulent emails other members have reported may be viewed below.