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Spring 2022 Community Shred Event

Atlantic Financial Federal Credit Union will be hosting its annual shred event on Saturday, May 14, 2022. This event is free for all AFFCU members, and community members, as a courtesy to assist in your identity protection through the secure destruction of confidential information. We will provide secure, on-site commercial document shredding for the speedy destruction of personal documents. Event … Continue reading

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Fraud & Security | Taxes

6 IRS Tax Scams To Watch Out For

Tax season is stressful enough without adding vulnerability to identity theft to your list of things to worry about. To keep your sensitive personal information safe, however, you should be a little worried, though – or at least alert and informed enough to know a tax scam when you see one. Tax scammers have several common tricks they use to … Continue reading

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Protecting Your Accounts During the Holidays

The holidays are a time of joy. Families gather to share laughter, food, gifts, and quality time with each other. Unfortunately, the holiday season is also one of the most joyous times of the year for fraudsters. Identity theft and fraud always pick up around the holidays. The increased number of promotional emails and text messages sent by businesses, and … Continue reading

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Send These Holiday Scams on Their Merry Way

White elephant gifts and light displays aren’t the only holiday traditions making a repeat appearance this season. Unfortunately, fraudsters are again masquerading as festive elves to steal your holiday cheer. They’re counting on the busyness of the season to keep you distracted and unaware of their false motives. Some holiday scams appear every year, while newer ones take advantage of … Continue reading

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