Pinellas FCU executive solicits $21,000 from company involving identity theft protection services.
Crooks purchase phone numbers similar to credit union call center line and pose as service reps to harvest sensitive information.
Members can learn more on phishing and other forms of fraud through multiple channels.
Gambling addiction led to stealing $250,000 from Members 1st FCU and a Pennsylvania bank.
Credit unions and their members can benefit from better data breach and ID theft strategies.
Proofpoint executive says other top 10 banks were also hit in the attack, which is unrelated to JPMorgan Chase's recent data breach.
Farah Laurent allegedly made false payments to her credit union Visa card using closed bank accounts.
A former Suncoast FCU teller receives a three-year prison sentence for her role in a fake IRS refund check scheme.
Credit unions can share these how-to steps with employees and members.
Thanks to an alert branch manager and astute IT staffers, the $252M credit union cracked a $10M identity theft case.