Financial Scams

TopLine Federal Credit Union is committed to arming you with the tools and information you need to protect yourself. Check out the most common financial scams and learn how to recognize the warning signs to avoid being a victim.

78% of all scams start with a phone call! 

Financial Scams and Resources

1. Tax Day for Individuals Extended
The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service announced today that the federal income tax filing due date for individuals for the 2020 tax year will be automatically extended from April 15, 2021, to May 17, 2021.

2. Free Credit Reports Through 2022
Everyone is eligible to get free weekly credit reports until April 20, 2022 from the three national credit reporting agencies: Equifax, Experian, and Transunion. Check out how you can get yours.

3. Avoiding Payment Scam
The Coronavirus created financial problems for many people. Maybe you’re one of them. As you work to regain your financial footing, scammers will continue to try to steer you off course. Here are a few ways to spot, stop, and report payment scams.

Learn. Protect. Report.

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) frequently updates their list of scams that consumers may fall victim to. To learn more about the latest financial scams or file a report click below.

Learn More          File a Report

TopLine will never contact you to ask for your personal information.

Be aware of those that contact you via phone, email, text or mail and ask for your identifying information, like account numbers, PINs, CVV security codes, social security numbers, DOB; most likely this has the potential of being a scam. If you have questions or feel like you have been scammed, please contact us immediately at 763-391-9494 or if after hours, please call the number on the back of your debit or credit card.