Phishing At NCUA

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. - (04/26/05) -- NCUA said fraudsters have beensending e-mails asking for individuals' personal financialinformation that appeared to be from NCUA in classic phishingattacks. The phony e-mails asked for the recipient to click on alink to verify their account registration. If the recipientproceeded to do so, the link directed them to a false website andasked for their credit union account number and PIN. NCUA is urgingrecipients of the e-mails to notify their credit unions and alsochange their account's PIN. They may also contact the NCUA FraudHotline at 1-800-827-9650.

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