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Fraud & ID Theft Prevention

Fraud & Identity Theft Prevention

Consumer fraud is estimated to affect millions of adults every year. At Atlantic Financial Federal Credit Union keeping your personal information and accounts secure is one of our most important responsibilities. We have strict security protocols in place and our dedicated staff are regularly trained on information security.

Criminals are becoming more and more sophisticated at collecting your personal information in efforts to commit fraud and capitalize on it at your expense. While we continue our defense to protect the data we have, there are steps you should be taking to protect yourself from fraud. Learn the warning signs and get the information you need to prevent fraud and identity theft. By being informed about the sources that thieves use to steal personal information, you can better protect yourself from becoming a victim.

HELPFUL RESOURCES

Read from our library of articles with information and tips for protecting your personal information.

Important Tips For Securing Your Personal Information

How To Keep Your Devices Secure

8 Simple Ways to Protect Your Identity

A Free Resource to Stop and Spot Elder Financial Fraud

We’ve partnered with the Maryland & DC Credit Union Association (MDDCCUA) to offer our members free access to Senior Safeguard, an online, educational program developed to fight financial scams and fraud by teaching you how to stop and spot financial exploitation.

The online education modules cover the following topics:

  • Planning for a Caregiver
  • Becoming a Caregiver
  • Expectations of a Financial Caregiver
  • Preventing Elder Fraud

Get started today by visiting: https://mddccua.everfi-next.net/welcome/members

Additional Resources

Consult these additional governemnt agency resources for useful information on fraud and identity protection.

Bureau of Consumer Protection

FTC Consumer Identity Theft Information

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)

CU.Gov