August 11, 2020
SouSou savings clubs are becoming more and more common in the United States. But beware! Many scammers are capitalizing on them to steal money, instead of using them for their original intent. What is a SouSou Savings Club? It is a club, usually among close family members or close friends,…read more.
July 31, 2020
Fishing and Phishing are two very different things. One is thought of as being a relaxing or fun past time and the other, phishing, is used to "fish" for your information so that a criminal can then use that information to commit a crime against you such as stealing your…read more.
July 30, 2020
Just what you don't need... an unexpected auto repair and an auto repair scam. Sometimes people posing as mechanics seem knowledgeable and honest, but they really aren't. Here are some tips from the Arizona Attorney General's Office to help you find a reputable auto mechanic and avoid scams both for…read more.
April 27, 2020
Although getting mail in your physical mailbox is less common now, the chances of encountering a scam lottery or scam sweepstakes either in your US Mail box or in your digital mailbox is still high. Scammers will also contact you by phone, text and pop-up windows on your computer. Here…read more.
April 10, 2020
Tax season means a paperwork blizzard. Often, someone loses a copy of an important document and needs it to be re-issued. Naturally, everyone's too busy to verify the authenticity of each request. That's what scammers are counting on with a recent ploy targeting people who prepare tax forms. In this…read more.
March 23, 2020
American Southwest Credit Union wants to remind everyone to beware of scams involving COVID-19. Scammers are already out there trying to pass off fake assistance checks from the government. During the process, these scammers ask people to pay a fee, in advance, to receive a bogus assistance check. Never pay…read more.