Dec. 19, 2013
Target Credit and Debit Card Compromise
TCCU Member Cardholders: Target has released a statement regarding a security breach which exposed over 40 million debit and credit cards to unauthorized parties. We have been informed of any TCCU cards included in the breach and we are working to replace those cards as soon as possible.
If you believe there is fraud on your account, please report to us within 60-days of it appearing on your statement. Only cards that were used between November 27, 2013 - December 15, 2013 are at risk.
Target Letter To Guests
Target Press Release
Calls Regarding Compromised Debit Card Accounts
Some members have received calls claiming to be from the TCCU Fraud Department. The caller requests your full debit card number and your PIN. DO NOT give out this information. If it is a legitimate call regarding fraud on your Visa debit card account, the representative can only verify the last four (4) digits on your card and will also tell you about the suspect transaction(s). If you receive a call like this, please contact the credit Union immediately 310-618-9111. (2.15.13)
To reset your Verified by Visa password
Please call: 866-707-6819
MasterCard Offers Online Security Service
Introducing MasterCard SecureCode — a new online security service to guard you against unauthorized use of your MasterCard card while shopping online at participating merchants. There is no need to get a new card, no software to download, no cost, and no hassles... just added security. Once enrolled in this service, you'll have added confidence knowing that MasterCard SecureCode performs an extra authentication step to protect your account from unauthorized users online.
To Report Lost or Stolen MasterCards or Visa Debit Cards:
MasterCard: 1 800 543.5073
Visa Debit Card: 1 800 754.4128
Protect Yourself Against Internet Scams
In an attempt to address the rising cyber crime threat, the FTC (Federal Trade Commission ) on January 10, 2006 unveiled an online tool designed to help consumers avoid becoming victims of Internet scams. The website includes valuable information to protect yourself from fraud as well as interactive tools designed to enlighten you about identity theft, phishing, spam and online-shopping scams.