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How not to be a victim of fraud

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Always remember, White Sands FCU (and any other financial institution) will never call you and ask for your account number, card number (including the CVV code on the back!), birthdate, social security number, or any other secure and sensitive information.  If a business, or individual contacts you and asks for this kind of information –do…

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7 tips to avoid identity theft

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Every two seconds an American becomes a victim of identity theft. If the thought of having to clean up your credit report because someone stole your identity frightens you, and you don’t want to become another statistic; here are some tips to stack the odds in your favor. 1. A winning night, can turn into…

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Don’t get mugged by your mobile

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Usually we think of a mobile phone as a tool that offers convenience and personal safety. But it also can be a weapon used against us to steal personal information. Experts say that the same types of attacks that have plagued the online world are migrating to mobile. The National Credit Union Administration in Alexandria,…

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