U.S. Marshals Won’t Call You About Jury Duty

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By: Bridget Small Consumer Education Specialist, FTC United States Marshals protect the federal courts, track down dangerous fugitives, and transport thousands of prisoners. They don’t make calls and threaten to arrest people or fine them for missing jury duty. But scammers posing as Marshals have been making calls like that and tricking people into sending… Read more »

We’re Looking for Model Members!

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SC Telco is looking for members to represent our brand across the state, and you could be exactly who we need! If you’d like to share with the world that you’re a proud SC Telco member, enter our promotion by emailing the following information to [email protected] no later than December 15th. We’ll select our finalists… Read more »

Call from 877-382-4357? Hang up.

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October 24, 2017 by Andrew Johnson Consumer Education Specialist, FTC Scammers are using fake caller ID information to trick you into thinking they’re someone who can be trusted.  The practice is called caller ID spoofing, and scammers can fake anyone’s phone number. Today, we got reports that scammers are spoofing the FTC’s Consumer Response Center’s… Read more »

Staying Safe After a Data Breach

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Equifax, one of the three major credit bureaus, recently announced a large data breach.  As your trusted partner, we want you to know we’ve got your back.  We also want to assure you that no SC Telco systems were compromised.  Visit Equifax.com for more information. What We Do to Protect You We offer Account Notifications through… Read more »

Important Information Concerning the Equifax Data Breach

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On September 7, 2017, Equifax announced that 143 million people could be affected by a recent data breach in which cybercriminals stole information including names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and the number of some driver’s licenses.  To read the entire article click here. To determine if you have been affected by the breach,… Read more »

Financial Preparedness Before Natural Disasters Strike

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In addition to preparing for you and your family’s personal safety if a natural disaster should strike, you also need to prepare for the financial challenges associated with them.  Some of those challenges include having access to cash, financial services, and personal identification should you need to pay for supplies, temporary housing or to conduct other… Read more »

Change in Mailed Member Notification

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Change in Mailed Member Notification As a member-owned cooperative we are committed to using our member resources wisely.  In an effort to reduce operating expenses, SC Telco Federal Credit Union will no longer mail the following paper notices: Nonsufficient Funds (NSF) Notices Overdraft Notices Courtesy Pay Notices Automatic Transfer of Funds Notices We offer several… Read more »