Bridgewater Credit Union
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Fraudulent NCUA Text Messages

9/6/2016

Please be aware of fraudulent text messages from the NCUA. The messages read: “National Credit Union Administration Alert for (recipient's phone number). Contact 844-234-5445.” Other fraudulent phone numbers to be alert for are 855-340-1398 and 844-906-0773. These texts are not communications from NCUA. The agency does not seek personal information through the internet or on the telephone.

Phone Scam

3/20/2015

Please be aware of a possible Fannie Mae phone scam. The caller will tell the home owner that he/she works for Fannie Mae and will then suggest to pay a one-time fee to have his/her mortgage modified. The home owner will be asked to call back to a certain phone number and be asked to pay the fee with a credit card.

We are aware of this phone numbers: 845-445-3020
 

Home Depot Breach

10/10/2014

Home Depot confirms that a network breach may have exposed Bridgewater Credit Union Visa debit/credit cards to attackers. Transactions at point-of-sale terminals between April-September, 2014 may have been compromised. We are in process of reissuing these possibly compromised cards for your protection. If your card was used at a Home Depot store during this time period you will be receiving a new card within the next couple weeks. Please check your statements and report to the credit union any unusual activity.

Phishing Scam

8/19/2014

Bridgewater Credit Union has received information about a possible phishing scam. If you receive an email from support@digitalinsight.com regarding an incoming money transfer, disregard the information and delete the email. The email contains an attachment to a malicious executable file. Bridgewater Credit Union would not notify members of a money transfer via email. 

Information Regarding Heartbleed Bug Security Threat:
Bridgewater Credit Union's online banking, bill pay and mobile banking vendors report that these services are not vulnerable to the Heartbleed Bug you have been hearing about in the news.
 

Phishing Scam

5/17/2013

Area Credit Unions are reporting a phishing scam involving a text message stating, "Your Credit Union card has been suspended". The text also contains a link to reactivate the card on the website shiftedlands.com. This message is a scam, if you receive a text like this do not click on any links or release any of your personal information. Bridgewater Credit Union would never notify members of a problem with their debit cards via text message. The text is coming from a number with the area code 701. If you have any questions please contact us via email at bcusupport@bridgewatercu.com or via phone at 1.800.897.0343.

3/29/2013

Bridgewater Credit Union has received information about a possible phishing scam. If you receive a phone call from an automated service asking for the 16 digits of your debit card, do not give them any information. The caller ID number will appear as 499. You should not release your debit card number to anyone. Bridgewater Credit Union would never ask for your entire debit card number. If you have any questions please contact us via email at bcusupport@bridgewatercu.com or via phone at 1.800.897.0343.

 

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