The National Credit Union Administration has received consumer calls about a suspicious text message claiming to come from the agency.
The message reads: “National Credit Union Administration Alert for (recipient's phone number). Contact 844-234-5445.”
This is not a communication from NCUA. The agency does not seek personal information through the internet or on the telephone.
Please contact NCUA's Consumer Assistance Center at 1-800-755-1030 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern if you receive one of these messages. NCUA also recommends contacting your credit union and local law enforcement.
If you suspect that you have been a victim of identity theft, you should immediately contact the three o'clock
If you suspect you may have been a victim of identity theft, you should immediately contact the three major credit bureaus and request a fraud alert on your credit report: Equifax (888-766-0008), Experian (888-397- 3742) and TransUnion (855-681-3196).