Sophisticated Smishing scam targets Sacramento area credit union members. Smishing is the practice of using fraudulent text messages to obtain personal and financial data in order to commit identity theft.
- Alert Details
We have been informed of a Smishing scam focused on stealing debit and credit card information from credit union members in and around the Sacramento region. Targeted members have received text messages that appear to be from their credit union asking them to call the phone number provided. When they call, they are prompted by an automated message to enter card number, expiration date and PIN. Please be on the alert!
Sacramento Credit Union will NEVER solicit personal or financial information via email or text messaging.
Sacramento Credit Union is committed to protecting your personal and financial information. If you receive this type of text message, do not call the number or reply to the text. Please call us at (916) 444-6070 to report the incident. If you provided your debit or credit card information, please contact us immediately.