December 13th, 2012

E-Scam Warning: Credit Union Members Targeted in Text Message Scam

Earlier this week, Kitsap Credit Union members received the following text message from scammers claiming to be KCU: “Hello! Please call 407-614-3808. Your attention is required by Kitsap CU!”

SMCU would like to remind you that your financial institution will NEVER call, text, or email you to ask you for personal information. If you receive a message from someone claiming to be SMCU and are unsure of what to do, please call our Contact Center at 206-398-5500.

If you ever have specific issues or questions regarding your accounts and wish to communicate electronically, please use the “Secure Email” feature in the “Secure Forms” tab of Online Banking for maximum security.

Read more about this incident here.

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