How to avoid the SCAM

Scammers are targeting Bay Area CU with scam texts and calls to our members.

IMPORTANT: Bay Area CU will NEVER text, call, or email you asking for personal or account information.

If you receive a text, call or email appearing to be from Bay Area CU DO NOT do any of the following, no matter how legitimate, convincing, or urgent the request is:

  • DO NOT click on any links
  • DO NOT call any numbers provided
  • DO NOT enter or provide any personal or account information, i.e. username, password, or security code ​into a website the text takes you to.

Delete the text or hang up the phone immediately and call Bay Area CU directly at (419) 698-2962.

Learn more about scams and fraud from the Consumer Federal Trade Commission