ID Protection & Fraud Prevention

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You Don’t Need to Move Your Money to “Protect It” – It’s a Scam!

March 8, 2024

Scammers are constantly looking for ways to access your hard-earned money, and they will often use scare tactics in order…

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Don’t Fall Victim to Spoofing Scams

December 13, 2023

Receiving an unexpected call about fraud on your account from a number that appears to be originating from OTIS FCU,…

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State of Maine Data Breach

November 9, 2023

Earlier this year, a data breach occurred at Maine’s Department of Administrative and Financial Services, potentially exposing the personal data…

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Avoiding Imposter Scams

November 7, 2023

Fraudsters and scammers are ever-evolving and deceptively clever in their attempts to obtain peoples’ money and personal information. In today’s…

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Important Information About Credit Union Text Messaging Scam

November 1, 2023

OTIS Federal Credit Union wants to alert you about a text messaging scam that is impacting credit union members across…

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Package Delivery Scam

October 29, 2023

With the holiday season quickly approaching, many people are ordering gifts and other items through the mail. Please be aware…

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Tips for Financial Protection When Traveling

July 7, 2023

Summer is a popular time for many to travel, whether it be within your home state or across the ocean.…

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Fraud Trends to Watch

September 22, 2022

Scenario 1 – Brute Force Attack What Is a Brute Force Attack? A brute force attack is a trial-and-error method…

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Scams: Calls, Emails, and Fraudulent Checks

June 30, 2022

Unfortunately, there are many scams out there, and they come in different forms. Some scammers use phone calls to coerce…

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Preventing Identity Theft

April 14, 2022

According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), identity theft complaints increased from 651,000 in 2019 to 1.4 million in 2020.…

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