Community Corner

Warning: Fraudulent Text Messages Alert

It was brought to our attention that some members and non-members received fraudulent SMS notifications or “Smishing” texts on their mobile phones. Smishing, combines the words “SMS” and “phishing”, refers to the illegal practice of sending text messages to trick a victim to reveal confidential information.

Mobile users received what looks like a notification of suspicious activity coming from hawaiifcu@txt-alerts.org.

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Where To Detect Identity Theft

What is identity theft?

Identity theft is when someone steals your personal information and uses it without your permission. The fraudster can steal personal information such as your Social Security number and use it to create a new account, make purchases, or commit other fraudulent activities.

Due to technology and the internet, your personal information is always at risk.

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Scam callers using HFCU caller-ID!

We have recently discovered that people, including non-members, have been receiving missed calls from our Hawaii FCU phone number with no voicemail being left. To ensure the safety of your personal information, please do not give out any sensitive information as these phone calls may be scam callers using the Hawaii FCU’s number as its caller-ID. Should our credit union need to contact a person,

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