FRAUDSTERS TARGETING GLASS CITY FCU MEMBERS AND OTHER
FINANCIAL INSTITUTION CUSTOMERS WITH SCAM TEXTS AND PHONE CALLS

Glass City Members:

Please be aware that fraudulent activity in banking is on the rise!  Along with other financial institutions, Glass City Federal Credit Union is currently experiencing fraudulent attempts to gain unauthorized access to member accounts.

Fraudsters have contacted several Glass City FCU members via text messages and phone calls – and falsifying information to make it appear that the texts and calls are from Glass City.

Below are examples of some of the fraudulent texts recently received by Glass City members:

 

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Once the member replies to the text messages above, the fraudster then calls the member’s mobile phone from a number that appears to be Glass City. The fraudster on the phone then attempts to obtain personal and account information to access the member’s accounts.

IMPORTANT: Glass City FCU will NEVER text, call, or email you asking for personal or account information, or usernames, passwords or security codes.

If you receive a text, call or email appearing to be from Glass City, DO NOT do any of the following, no matter how legitimate, convincing, or urgent the request is:

  • DO NOT click on any links
  • DO NOT call any numbers provided
  • DO NOT verbally provide any personal or account information (i.e., social security numbers, account numbers, username or password) and/or DO NOT enter this private information ​into a text, email or website that is sent to you
  • If ever prompted, DO NOT provide any security codes that have been assigned to you or sent to you via text or email

Delete the text or hang up the phone immediately and call Glass City FCU directly at (419) 887-1000 or (800) 837-3595.

For additional tips on how to safeguard your account information, please click here.

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