Awareness is an effective weapon against many forms of identity theft. Be aware of how information is stolen and what you can do to protect it. Monitor your personal information to uncover any problems quickly, and know what to do when you suspect your identity has been stolen.
To shield your accounts from fraudulent activity, remember these best practices:
•Park View Federal Credit Union will never request that you update or give out personal information via e-mail
•Exercise caution when it comes to e-mail messages threatening that your account has been suspended, deactivated, or frozen, or warning of unauthorized access to your account
•Never give out your personal information to an unknown source - especially if you have not initiated the interaction
•Report any suspicious activity to the Federal Trade Commission