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ESL issues warning to customers about recent phishing schemes

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — ESL Federal Credit Union is warning customers about recent fraudulent activity.

According to ESL, they were alerted to an increase in phishing schemes — a type of scam that tricks customers into giving their personal information to the scammers.

In these recent schemes, customers received text messages asking for personal information through a link. They have also received phone calls from people claiming they are from a bank or credit union instructing them to confirm their identity.

ESL reminds its customers that they do not send links in texts to verify information, provide login credentials, or share any information or two-factor authentication code.

Customers who have questions about messages or calls can call ESL at (585)-336-1000.

​ ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — ESL Federal Credit Union is warning customers about recent fraudulent activity.

According to ESL, they were alerted to an increase in phishing schemes — a type of scam that tricks customers into giving their personal information to the scammers.

In these recent schemes, customers received text messages asking for personal information through a link. They have also received phone calls from people claiming they are from a bank or credit union instructing them to confirm their identity.

ESL reminds its customers that they do not send links in texts to verify information, provide login credentials, or share any information or two-factor authentication code.

Customers who have questions about messages or calls can call ESL at (585)-336-1000. Read More Scam AlertRochesterFirst  

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