01-30-2014: FRAUD ALERT: Website Scam
FRAUD ALERT: Website Scam
January 30, 2014
Credit Union of Ohio is aware that consumers may search CU of Ohio and a fraudulent webpage may come up in their search results. This webpage informs consumers that they may be part of a data breach and they need to click a link to see their credit score. It's important not to click on any sites that you aren't aware of and that look suspicious. This scam is not a result of a data breach at Credit Union of Ohio. Fraudsters are generating these random pages in hopes of stealing your personal information.
What to do if you responded:
Contact your financial institution directly using the local phone number provided in your statements, and report any information you might have provided. Also, run a virus scan on your computer to ensure that it is free of malware intended to steal further information from you.