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Fraud and Scams

Every day people fall victim to scams. Some scams focus on obtaining your personal information such as your account numbers, social security numbers, passwords, and personal identification numbers (PINs), while other scams target your bank accounts directly.



We Will Never Ask For Personal Information

AACU will NEVER contact you to ask you for your account number, online banking ID, online banking password, PIN, secure access code, CVV, or social security number, and we will NEVER send you a link by text or email asking you for your account number, online banking password, secure access code or PIN.

AACU will NEVER ask you to take cash out of your account to protect your account.

Stay Alert

Allowing access to your personal information puts your identity and finances at risk, which can have serious, long-lasting effects on your future. Scams often involve someone posing as your financial institution through varies different methods such as:

  • Email
  • Text message
  • Phone call

They will trick you into providing them with your sensitive information such as bank account number, PINs or social security number, which they can use to commit fraud.