Financial fraud and cybersecurity threats are a complex reality, countered by tools for prevention, response, and member support. The League encourages member credit unions to take full advantage of these to protect not only their own resources, but also those of peer institutions.
CCUL Fraud Alerts
Among services provided at no cost to member credit unions, CCUL Risk Management Resources receives and posts alerts of suspicious and fraudulent activity, helping member institutions advise and support peer security and integrity. Sign up to receive these alerts by email when you join the Fraud Alerts Community Group here. You may also view current alerts here (login required) and/or submit a report for posting by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Fraud Information Center
The NCUA maintains several fraud-focused resources for credit unions and consumers. The NCUA Fraud Prevention Center includes scam updates, fraud alerts, online security, identity theft and fraud resources, and more.
SAR Review Teams - Carolinas
SAR Review Teams join representatives of numerous federal agencies, regulatory agencies, and state and local law enforcement in proactive review of Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) within their geographic area. SAR Review Teams are strongly supported by the US Attorney's Office and US Department of Treasury.
Download the SAR Review Team listing for the Carolinas.
National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Cyber Security Center
The NCUA recognizes the importance of cyber security and using the web safely and securely. Their Cyber Security Resources page is offered as a resource for research and informational purposes.
National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Digital Services Guidebook
Technology and service availability have converged, bringing digital services from the future to the present. Going Digital: Strategies for Providing Digital Services by the NCUA's Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives (OSCUI) supports credit unions in assessing member needs and matching them with appropriate digital services.
NCUA Videos Educate Consumers on Frauds, Scams, and Cyber Threats
Part One explains how fraudsters initiate contact with consumers and how to detect and prevent fraud.
Part Two provides helpful preventative techniques to assist consumers in identifying and combating different types of frauds, scams, and cyber threats.
CUNA Strategic Services regularly provides free webinars and an archive of on-demand webinars, and the NCUA has its own library of videos and webinars through its Learning Management Service.
South Carolina Identity Theft Resources
The League has joined with the SC Victim Assistance Network (SCVAN), the SC Department of Consumer Affairs, SC AARP, and law enforcement in the SC ID Theft Network. This coalition seeks to help consumers respond to suspected and confirmed identity theft, and to engage stakeholders in efficient action and prevention. The SC ID Theft Network offers helpful resource links and invites participation in its Facebook page.
The IAFCI is a non-profit international organization that provides services and an environment within which information about financial fraud, fraud investigation and fraud prevention methods are collected, exchanged and taught for the common good of the financial payment industry and global society.