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Scam Alert Phishing Email with Subject Suspicious Login Attempts Notice

June 15, 2018

We have been receiving reports today June 15, 2018 that fraudulent emails are being sent out to members as well as non-members in an attempt by internet fraudsters to lure individuals into clicking on a link and provide personal and/or account related information. (Copy of email below)

These emails look to be coming from Teachers Federal Credit Union however, the email address is a fake. DO NOT CLICK ON ANY LINKS! Delete the message immediately and share with your family and friends to do the same.

Please note: Teachers Federal Credit Union will never solicit confidential information via an email, text, social media messaging, or voicemail, and will never ask that information be entered through a generic web link.

Tips on how to spot a fake email or fraudulent website:

  • Generic Greetings: To Whom it May Concern, Dear Sir/Madam, Dear Customer
  • Typos: Incorrect grammar, misspelled words.
  • Email includes an email address not matching the sender’s website, request to click on a link to update information or take action on a negative account status, content doesn’t make sense.

 

Copy of Fraudulent Email Sent

FROM: Teachers Federal Credit Union DATE: Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 4:06 PM

TO:

SUBJECT: Suspicious Login Attempts Noticed SUSPICIOUS LOGIN ATTEMPTS NOTICED

For security reasons, we're suspending your Teachers Federal Credit Union® account as a result of suspicious login activities noticed. Until we are able to verify your last login activities, pending and future transactions are suspended.

To verify and regain access to your account, Please LOGIN NOW [1] and follow the instructions.

_If you don't verify this within the next 24 hours, your account(s) may be closed and your balance - plus all interest earned will be lost._

Sincerely, Customer Service

This is an important message from Teachers Federal Credit Union. You have received this because you are a Teachers FCU member. Please do NOT reply to this email.

If you no longer wish to receive emails from us please click here [2]. Email Key: C3DC2731-EFE1-466D-B1C6-A6D92D9B871

 
   

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