DCU Fraud Policy Overview: Debit/Credit Card Data Breaches

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It can be overwhelming with endless reports of data breaches, cyber-attacks and fraud. Here at Directions, we want to help you understand these data breaches as much as possible! First and foremost, data breaches happen at the merchant/business level – not at your financial institution. Directions Credit Union has never experienced a data breach. How data breaches occur Businesses that …

Secret Shopper Scam

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Scam Alert

  It has come to our attention that a current secret shopper scam is being funded by fraudulent copies of Directions Credit Union checks. This is a nationwide scam claiming to payout for one’s “first assignment as a survey analyst/store evaluator at Walmart” Below are the images of three letters we have obtained from the scam. If you have received …

NWO Credit Unions Join the Hurricane Harvey Bucket Brigade

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Directions has joined fellow Northwest Ohio Credit Unions in partnering with Impact With Hope to collect donations to send food and supplies to the victims of hurricane Harvey. All our Toledo Branches will be drop off locations for our members who would like to donate to the Bucket Brigade now until September 30th, 2017. How You Can Help: Choose a …

DCU Fraud Q&A: Debit/Credit Card Data Breach

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Data breaches are becoming more common. Because of this, we put together a quick Q&A to help answer your questions and provide you with instructions on what to do next.   Q: What is a data breach? A: A data breach is when someone infiltrates a merchant’s network and steals customer information. This can include name, address, social security number, …

Credit Unions: Acknowledged As The Best Way To ‘Bank!’

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You may not realize this, but you’re one of a small percentage of Americans who have discovered what The Wall Street Journal and other media are just beginning to realize: A credit union is the best way to bank! Credit unions received top marks in the American Customer Satisfaction Index, significantly outpacing other financial institutions. Several websites, such as BusinessInsider.com, …