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SCAM ALERT: Sandia Area members are continuing to report fraudulent phone calls and text messages from people claiming to be Sandia Area member representatives. This includes spoofed phone numbers which appear to originate from Sandia Area. Please be aware that Sandia Area will NEVER initiate a phone call or text message asking for your online banking credentials or to request a transfer of funds. Learn more ► 

Consumer Alerts

Keeping you informed.

Change your Twitter password. Now.

Twitter discovers a bug that stored passwords "unmasked."

Learn what it is and how to protect yourself ►

If you have a new mortgage, you might be a target for a mortgage protection insurance scam.

If you have recently purchased or refinanced your home, expect to get multiple offers from companies selling mortgage protection insurance. Many of these offers are scams.

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Equifax Breach Information

Equifax, one of the nation’s three major credit reporting agencies, announced a data breach in 2017 that could potentially impact approximately 143 million people.

Get the full story along with resources here ►

Hang Up on Fraudulent Telemarketing

Chances are, you did not win a million dollars in a lottery you don't recall entering. Nor do you have a bevy of "free" prizes waiting for you as a reward for being a valued customer. So, if a telemarketer calls with this kind of news and asks for your account number, other personal information or cash upfront to collect your "prize," hang up. It's a scam.