Posts in Category: Avoiding Scams

COVID-19 Scams 

We've been seeing an increase in COVID-19 related fraud. Here's what you need to know.
Posted by Jeremy Wascak April 07, 2020 Categories: Avoiding Scams
Members Getting Phone Calls Pretending to be Towpath CU Employees We have been notified that someone is making phone calls, pretending to be from Towpath Credit Union, asking for personal information. Towpath Credit Union will never call our
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Equifax Data Breach Settlement 

Did you know that if you live in Ohio, there’s a 45% chance that your personal information was exposed in the 2017 Equifax data breach?
Posted by Jeremy Wascak July 30, 2019 Categories: Avoiding Scams Credit Cards Security
The Federal Trade Commission recently announced that Equifax is required to pay a settlement of up to $700 million, including $425 million to the consumers it affected. Towpath CU wants to be sure our valued Members know their rights under this
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SCAM ALERT - Mystery Shoppers 

“Mystery Shopper” Scams are increasing in frequency – Do you know how to spot a scam?
Posted by Jeremy Wascak July 18, 2019 Categories: Avoiding Scams Security Shopping
Towpath Credit Union has noticed an increase of Mystery Shopper Scams in recent weeks. While it may seem like an easy opportunity to make a profit, it’s probably a scheme to steal from you. Here's how it works: The scammers will send you a
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