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Just popping in to scam you

You’re working on your computer when, suddenly, a message pops up on the screen: “Virus detected! Call now for a free security scan and to repair your device.” That’s a tech support scam. Don’t call,… (more)

Don’t fall for calls of wolf!

“I lost my wallet and ID. I’m stranded — please wire money.” “Your grandson is being held in jail. He needs bail money right away.” Scammers try to trick you into thinking a loved one… (more)

Winner, winner, chicken dinner

No prizes from the FTC Recently, someone showed up at the door of the FTC (Federal Trade Commission) to ask about his prize. He had a mailing saying he’d won $5 million – and the… (more)

Staycation by default

Planning a summer vacation? You may be looking for deals on cheap flights or discounts at hotels and resorts – but some promotions may come with strings attached, and others can be downright scams. Before… (more)

Google isn’t calling you *scam alert*

Google, is that you? Have you gotten a robocall at work, telling you that you have to take action or your Google business listing will be removed? Or maybe even marked as permanently closed? That… (more)

Getting burned by Chili’s data breach

Chili’s customers may soon be singing a new jingle that goes something like this: “I want my data back, data back, data back!” The Tex-Mex fast-food chain known for its baby back ribs, jalapeno poppers,… (more)

Summer savings

Summer is the perfect time to take advantage of our auto loan offers. Our auto loan savings options are the same for new or used purchases, lease buy-outs, or refinanced auto loans. Are you looking… (more)

Well(here we go again)s Fargo

In case you missed it, Wells Fargo was recently fined several hundred million dollars by the CFPB for more deceptive behavior. In 2016, you may remember that the financial institution faced big fines for stealing… (more)

Apple Pay and South Bay

Apple Pay is the convenient way to pay with your South Bay Credit Union Debit card. Your transaction is secure, as your debit card numbers aren’t stored on the device or on Apple’s® server, so… (more)