Protect Yourself from Identity Theft and Fraud
Our Online Security Center brings you safety tips, security notices and the most current scam alerts to help protect you and your security online. Please note that All In Credit Union will not ask for your personal information through text message or unsecure email.
To protect your account, never give your account number, card PIN, online/mobile login information, or any other personal financial information to an unknown caller or suspicious email or text message.
Criminals will try to trick you into providing personal information over email or text, and instead, the links go to the criminal’s fraudulent sites.
Some scammers will send an email saying your online banking, debit, or credit card has been compromised or locked, and you need to enter personal information to reactivate your card. All In will never ask you to give us your personal information for this purpose.
If you feel you have compromised your account in any way due to fraud, please contact us at 334.598.4411 or firstname.lastname@example.org immediately.
Federal Agencies Warn of Emerging Fraud Schemes Related to COVID-19 Vaccines*
Be aware of the following potential indicators of fraudulent activity:
- Advertisements or offers for early access to a vaccine upon payment of a deposit or fee
- Requests asking you to pay out of pocket to obtain the vaccine or to put your name on a COVID-19 vaccine waiting list
- Offers to undergo additional medical testing or procedures when obtaining a vaccine
- Marketers offering to sell or ship doses of a vaccine, domestically or internationally, in exchange for payment of a deposit or fee
- Unsolicited emails, telephone calls, or personal contact from someone claiming to be from a medical office, insurance company, or COVID-19 vaccine center requesting personal or medical information to determine recipients’ eligibility to participate in clinical vaccine trials or obtain the vaccine
- Claims of FDA approval for a vaccine that cannot be verified
- Advertisements for vaccines through social media platforms, email, telephone calls, online, or from unsolicited/unknown sources
- Individuals contacting you in person, by phone, or by email to tell you the government officials require you to receive a COVID-19 vaccine
Tips to Avoid COVID-19 Vaccine Related Fraud:
- Consult your state’s health department website for up-to-date information about authorized vaccine distribution channels and only obtaining a vaccine through such channels.
- Check the FDA’s website (fda.gov) for current information about vaccine emergency use authorizations.
- Consult your primary care physician before undergoing any vaccination.
- Do not share your personal or health information with anyone other than known and trusted medical professionals.
- Check your medical bills and insurance explanation of benefits (EOBs) for any suspicious claims and promptly reporting any errors to your health insurance provider.
- Follow guidance recommendations from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other trusted medical professionals.
*FBI National Press Office – December 21, 2020