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2020

7-9-20 Fraudulent SBA Disaster Relief Payments

7-8-20 First Tech Credit Union is Reporting Counterfiet Official Checks Circulating in Its Name 

5-18-20 U.S. Secret Service Alert on Massive Fraud Against State Unemployment Insurance Programs

5-14-20 States Seeing Spike in Fraudulent Unemployment Insurance Claims

5-1-20 Affinity Fraud: How Blind Trust Can Break the Bank

4-30-20 TAPCO Credit Union is Reporting a Fraudulent Check

4-27-20 Old West Federal Credit Union is Reporting Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks Circulating in Its Name

4-21-20 Coronavirus Stimulus Payment Scams: What You Need to Know

4-7-20 Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration Urges Taxpayers to “Be on High Alert” For Coronavirus Relief Payment Scams

4-6-20 Federal Trade Commission Reports Rise in Fraud Schemes Related to Small Businesses and to Grandparents

3-25-20 Inspector General Warns Public About New Social Security Benefit Suspension Scam

3-24-20 TwinStar Credit Union is Reporting Counterfeit Cashiers’ Checks Circulating in Its Name

3-24-20 Federal Trade Commission Reports Rise in Fraud Schemes Related to the Coronavirus Pandemic

3-23-20 Federal Bureau of Investigation Reports Rise in Fraud Schemes Related to the Coronavirus Pandemic

3-20-20 East Idaho Credit Union is Reporting Counterfeit Cashiers’ Checks Circulating in Its Name

3-20-20 Olympia Credit Union is Reporting Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks Circulating in Its Name

3-17-20 Wauna Credit Union is Reporting Counterfeit Official Checks Circulating in Its Name

3-6-20 Federal Trade Commission Issues Consumer Warning on Coronavirus Scams

3-5-20 Oregon State Credit Union is Reporting Potential Synthetic ID Being Used in Attempted Account Opening

3-4-20 Cottonwood Community Federal Credit Union is Reporting Counterfeit Member Checks Circulating in Its Name

2-27-20 Cottonwood Community Federal Credit Union is Reporting Counterfeit Member Checks Circulating in Its Name

2-10-20 Pioneer Federal Credit Union is Reporting Counterfeit Official Checks Circulating in Its Name

2-7-20 Mortgage Fraud Group Operating in the Western U.S.

2-6-20 PIFCU Credit Union is Reporting Counterfeit Official Checks Circulating in Its Name

2-3-20 America’s Credit Union is Reporting Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks Circulating in Its Name

1-10-20 America’s Credit Union is Reporting Counterfeit Cashiers Checks Circulating in Its Name


2019

12-19-19 Wauna Federal Credit Union is Reporting Fraudsters Impersonating CU Employees in Calls to Members

12-11-19 Gesa Credit Union is Reporting Counterfeit Official Checks Circulating in Its Name

12-6-19 Oregon State Credit Union is Reporting Fraudulent Online Account Opening Attempts

12-5-19 Qualstar Credit Union is Reporting Counterfeit Cashiers’ Checks Circulating in Its Name

11-13-19 Maps Credit Union Reports Counterfeit Checks Circulating in Its Name

10-4-19 Mid Oregon Credit Union Reports Fraudulent Account Applications

10-3-19 Great NorthWest Federal Credit Union is Reporting Counterfeit Official Checks Circulating in Its Name

10-2-19 Pioneer Federal Credit Union is Reporting Counterfeit Official Checks Circulating in Its Name

9-6-19 Icon Credit Union is Reporting Counterfiet Official Checks Circulating in Its Name 

8-15-19 Clarity Credit Union is Reporting Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks Circulating in Its Name

8-9-19 O Bee Credit Union is Reporting Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks Circulating in Its Name

5-23-19 Tapco Credit Union is Reporting Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks Circulating in Its Name

5-17-19 Red Canoe Credit Union is Reporting Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks Circulating in Its Name

5-14-19 Malheur Federal Credit Union is Reporting Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks Circulating in Its Name

4-24-19 Pine Tree Community Credit Union is Reporting Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks Circulating in Its Name

3-1-19 Maps Credit Union is Reporting Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks Circulating in Its Name

2-26-19 Salal Credit Union is Reporting Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks Circulating in Its Name

2-25-19 iQ Credit Union is Reporting Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks Circulating in Its Name

2-7-19 Numerica Credit Union is Reporting Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks Circulating in Its Name

2-1-19 Safeway Federal Credit Union is Reporting Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks Circulating in Its Name

1-31-19 Counterfeit Currency in Circulation in Boise, ID

1-30-19 Multiple Credit unions Report Receiving Fraudulent Emails Regarding Money Laundering Reports

1-25-19 Oregon Community Credit Union is Reporting Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks Circulating in Its Name

1-24-19 New Twists on Fraud Hitting the Northwest


2018

12-14-18 IBEW & United Workers FCU is Reporting Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks Circulating in Its Name

12-14-18 ATMs and EMV Compliance

12-3-18 Peninsula Credit Union is Reporting Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks Circulating in Its Name

11-7-18 TwinStar Credit Union is Reporting Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks Circulating in Its Name

11-1-18 Peninsula Credit Union is Reporting Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks Circulating in Its Name

10-30-18 Generations Credit Union is Reporting Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks Circulating in Its Name

10-10-18 Oregon Credit Union Working to Expand Case Against Skimming Suspects

10-5-18 Solarity Credit Union is Reporting Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks Circulating in Its Name

9-28-18 Counterfeit Check Scams Targeting Mobile Deposits

8-27-18 First Tech Federal Credit Union is Reporting Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks Circulating in its Name

8-17-18 Verity Credit Union is Reporting Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks Circulating in Its Name

8-10-18 IBEW & United Workers Federal Credit Union is Reporting Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks Circulating in Its Name

8-9-18 TAPCO Credit Union is Reporting Counterfeit Official Checks Circulating in Its Name

8-9-18 Unitus Community Credit Union is Reporting Counterfeit Official Checks Circulating in Its Name

8-1-18 People’s Community Federal Credit Union is Reporting Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks Circulating in Its Name

7-19-18 Olympia Credit Union is Reporting Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks Circulating in Its Name

7-16-18 Oregon Community Credit Union is Reporting Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks Circulating in Its Name

7-16-18 Rogue Credit Union is Reporting Counterfeit Official Checks Circulating in Its Name

6-20-18 Credit Union Reports Robbery in Clarkston, WA

6-15-18 Inspirus Credit Union Reports Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks Circulating in its Name

5-21-18 Twin Star Credit Union Reports Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks Circulating in its Name

5-17-18 Credit unions are reporting fraud related to skimmers located at gas stations in Washington

4-25-18 Phishing Emails are Targeting Credit Unions and Appear to be from Trusted Sources

4-13-18 A Credit Union in Oregon is Reporting Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks Circulating in its Name

4-12-18 St. Helens Community Credit Union Reporting Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks Circulating in its Name

4-6-18 A credit union in Washington is reporting counterfeit Official Checks circulating in its name

3-26-18 Credit Unions Should Remain Vigilant When Opening Accounts Online

3-19-18 Red Canoe Credit Union Reporting Counterfeit Corporate Checks Circulating in its Name

3-16-18 A Credit Union in Idaho Reports Robbery in Coeur d’ Alene

2-26-18 A credit union in Idaho has reported fraudulent checks circulating in the Northwest

2-14-18 St. Helens Community Credit Union Reporting Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks Circulating in its Name

2-12-18 Hapo Community Credit Union Reporting Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks Circulating in its Name

1-30-18 A credit union in Washington is reporting a large number of fraudulent online account opening attempts

1-8-18 ATM Jackpotting Reported in Pacific Northwest.


2017

12-22-17 Credit Unions in the Portland Metro Area are Reporting Black Box Attacks

12-22-17 Portland Credit Union Reports Attempted Robbery

12-12-17 Skimming Device Found in Oregon Along I-5 Corridor

12-8-17 Washington Credit Union Reports Counterfeit Currency

11-01-17 Lewis Clark Credit Union Reports a Fraud Scheme Involving Wire Transfers

9-28-17 Skimming Device Found in Oregon Along I-5 Corridor

9-28-17 Oregon State Credit Union Reports Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks Circulating in its Name

9-20-17 TwinStar Credit Union Reports Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks Circulating in its Name

9-5-17 New Account Fraud Reported in Washington

8-25-17 ID Theft Ring Operating in the Northwest

8-22-17 Robbery Reported at United Advantage NW Federal Credit Union in North Portland

8-22-17 Oregonians Credit Union Reporting Fraudulent Cashier’s Checks

8-15-17 Robbery Reported at OnPoint Community Credit Union Stadium Branch in Portland

8-8-17 East Idaho Credit Union Reporting Fraudulent Cashier’s Checks

8-8-17 Boise Police Department Reports Multiple Bank Robberies

8-3-17 Trailhead Credit Union Reporting Fraudulent Cashier’s Checks

8-2-17 Old West FCU Reporting Fraudulent Official Checks

7-31-17 How to Protect Your Members from Fraudulent Check Scams

7-19-17 Peoples Community Federal Credit Union Reports Fraudulent Checks Circulating in Its Name

7-7-17 Red Canoe Credit Union Reports Fraudulent Checks Circulating in Its Name

7-6-17 Business Email Compromise Reported in Northwest

7-5-17 Northwest Credit Union Reports Fraudulent Checks Circulating in its Name

6-23-17 Boise Police Department Reports Bank Robbery

6-19-17 Washington-based Credit Union Reports Fraudulent Pay Stubs Presented During Application Process

6-05-17 Washington-based Credit Union Reports Loan Fraud Involving Vehicle Purchases

5-26-17 Oregon-based Rouge Credit Union Reports Spike in Attempted Fraud Using Automated Debit Card Pinning System

4-27-17 Oregon-based Rouge Credit Union Reports Spike in Attempted Fraud Using Automated Debit Card Pinning System

4-10-17 Skimming Device Found in Salem, Oregon

3-29-17 Robbery Reported in Portland, Oregon

3-16-17 Robbery Reported in Vancouver, Washington

3-03-17 Washington Credit Union Reporting Fraudulent Cashier’s Checks

2-21-17 Multiple Fraudulent ATM Withdrawals Reported

2-16-17 Robbery Reported in Keizer, Oregon

2-2-17 Multiple Fraud Alerts in Pacific Northwest

1-25-17 Robbery Reported in McMinnville, Oregon

1-24-17 Robbery and Fraud Alerts in the Northwest

1-10-17 Robbery Reported in Vancouver, Washington

1-9-17 Robbery Reported in Salem, Oregon