What is "phishing"?

Phishing is the act of sending an e-mail to a user falsely claiming to be an established legitimate enterprise in an attempt to scam the user into surrendering private information that will be used for identity theft. The e-mail directs the user to visit a website where they are asked to update personal information, such as passwords and credit card, social security, and account numbers that the legitimate organization already has. The website, however, is bogus and set up only to steal the user’s information.

Mountain Credit Union will not send emails requesting personal information from you.  If you have concerns or questions about an email that comes from Mountain Credit Union please contact your Member Service Representative.

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