Identity Theft

Identity Theft Can Happen To Anyone

Progressive Credit Union Limited actively works to protect your confidential financial information and ensure your personal information is secure.  The easiest way to tell if an email or telephone call is fraudulent is by remembering that your credit union will never email or telephone you a request for your personal passwords, personal information numbers or login information. 

Identity theft is a growing concern for Canadians. There are ways that you can be proactive in protecting yourself and your loved ones. The Consumer Measure Committee has a public, government sponsored site which has useful information on how to prevent identity theft and what to do should you become a victim of such a crime. Remember to always be suspicious of anyone who contacts you by any means and requests yout personal information such account numbers, credit card numbers, passwords or personal identification numbers. Remember to always protect these passwords and numbers when using public places.

To report an incident or suspected incident of Fraud, your first line of contact should be your credit union at:

     Fredericton  458-9145 

     Woodstock  328-8120

     Centreville  276-3221


Learn More

To take further action or learn more about different types of fraud and how you can protect yourself and your loved ones from them, please visit the following websites:

PhoneBusters is a national anti-fraud call centre jointly operated by the Ontario Provincial Police and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. It is the central agency in Canada that collects information on telemarketing, advanced fee fraud letters ( Nigerian letters) and identity theft complaints.

For examples of common types of scams, visit www.phonebusters.com or call toll free 1-888-495-8501.
Diebold is a world leader in self service and security industry. This website provides advice for the safe and secure use of automated teller machines (ATM).

Visit www.atmconsumersafety.com   or email fraud@diebold.com.

 

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