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"National Credit Union Administration" Phishing Scam

Posted 3/20/2015

NCUA Warns Consumers about “National Credit Union” Phishing Scam

The National Credit Union Administration has received reports of an online phishing scam that uses a website with a logo and a design similar to the agency’s own site in an attempt to convince unwary customers to provide personal information or send money.
Consumers have received emails from the National Credit Union website. This website is not affiliated in any way with the National Credit Union Administration, a federal agency, and the emails are not from NCUA. Consumers should neither provide information to this website nor attempt to conduct any financial transactions through it. NCUA would not request personal or financial information in this manner. For additional information visit the NCUA website at

Consumers receiving such emails are being directed to call NCUA’s Fraud Hotline toll-free at 800-827-9650 or 703-518-6550 in the Washington, D.C., area. Consumers should also contact the Internet Crime Complaint Center, a partnership between the FBI and the National White Collar Crime Center. See the Scam & Fraud Alert tab on the left for more information on how to help protect yourself from being a victim.