April 10, 2013
The BBB offers the top five tips for Mobile Banking here.
February 26, 2013
Check out the latest information from the Texas Credit Union League on how to protect yourself from Identity Theft here.
December 4, 2012
With the holiday season fast approaching, please be aware of holiday scams that could impact you and how to prevent identity theft. Read about the latest Holiday Scams and how to be prepared here.
July 6, 2012
Read about the latest Better Business Bureau Scam Alert regarding claims that President Obama is promising to pay consumers' utility bills through a new federal program here.
May 22, 2012
Read about the latest Federal Reserve Bank Atlanta Consumer Scam Alert here.
Read about the latest Credit Card Breach alert affecting VISA and MasterCard here.
October 18, 2011
Read about the latest scam alerts according to the Internet Crime Complaint Center here.
May 9, 2011
Police and the U.S. Secret Service are now investigating a series of fraud incidents involving Chicago-area customers of the Michael's craft store chain, which appears to be another victim of POS (Point of Sale) device tampering. Read here about 3 tips to foil POS attacks.
May 6, 2011
The FBI has issued a warning about phishing emails allegedly showing photos and videos of Osama bin Laden's recent death. President Obama decided not to release the photos of bin Laden's corpse. The content of the messages could be malware that can spread the the recipient's contact list , thus sending the fraudulent email to everyone in the contact list. Please be aware that these messages are circulating and can cause damage to your computer if opened.
March 21, 2011
We have had a few members contact us and say that they have been contacted by text message to provide their account information. Please do not text back or provide any information to these messages. Energy Capital Credit Union does not currently utilize text messaging as way of communication to our members. As well, we will never ask for your information via text message. Please contact us at 832-604-4848 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have responded to any message like this.
November 8, 2010
Please be aware of ATM Fraud. The practice known as "skimming" is the new #1 threat! Read about it here.
September 29, 2010
Please be aware of a scam that is taking place with fraudulent checks drawn on Energy Capital Credit Union. These checks are being passed to numerous banks across the country that indicate that we are the paying bank for an account entitled "Center Point Energy, Inc." Most of the recipients of these checks have had items for sale on Craigslist. The buyers of these items are then requesting the sellers to cash this check and remit the balance over the purchase price back to the sender of the check (the buyer) via MoneyGram. Please do not hesitate to call us at (832)604-4848 or email us at email@example.com should you have a question about a suspicious check.
August 22, 2010
Please be aware of these latest phishing attempts via email claiming to be from the "Email Payments Association. " Click here to read the full news release.
April 12, 2010
Please be aware of these fraud attempts that criminals use to steal account numbers using one cent transfers. Click here to read the article.
February 5, 2010
Please be aware of the latest fraud attempts to gain members information through your Home Banking. Click here for more information on the alert.
January 14, 2010
Please be aware of the latest fraud attempts stemming from donation collectors who say they are aiding the Haitian Relief Effort. Click here to read about the alert.
December 10, 2009
Please beware of the latest VISA Phishing attempts that are circulating the web and email. Click here to read about the alert.
November 12, 2009
Please beware of the latest Phishing attempts that are circulating the web regarding rejected ACH transactions. Click here to read about the alert.
July 21, 2009
Please beware of these recent scams completed through text messaging. Energy Capital Credit Union will never text any of our members for information. Should you receive a text message stating to be Energy Capital or another financial institution, please contact your wireless service provider immediately.
Click here to read the story from Consumer Affairs.
May 6, 2009
Please beware of these scams related to the current outbreak of swine flu.
Click here to read the Better Business Bureau's advice on how to protect yourself and your family from these scams.
March 26, 2009
Please beware of these email scams pertaining to job applications and companies that are hiring. As always, never give out any of your personal and banking information in any emails that you receive.
Click here to read the latest article on email scams.
Please contact us to report a fraud alert.