Thunder Bay Area Credit Union
417 W. Chisholm Street,   Alpena, Michigan   49707
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Fraud, Scams and Swindles

E-mail Fraud (Phishing)

The United States Department of Treasury and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are aware of several e-mail schemes known as "phishing". Phishing is a "high-tech scam where e-mails are sent to consumers falsely claiming to be a legitimate company, in an attempt to obtain non-public personal information. The e-mails may claim the information is needed to assist in the fight against terrorism or some other purpose supposedly required by law."

Please note that neither the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) nor any federal financial agency as well as Thunder Bay Area Credit Union does not request personal information (account number, social security number, pin number) via e-mail.

Please Protect Yourself by Following These Guidelines

Identity Theft

How can someone steal your identity? Identity theft occurs when someone steals your personal information such as your name, Social Security number, credit card number or other identifying information and uses it to commit fraud or other crimes.

No one from Thunder Bay Area Credit Union will ever call you and ask for your account number, Visa information or Pin numbers. Do not give out this information to anyone calling you. To protect your identity follow these tips: