PHOENIX, Ariz. (12/16/10)--Arizona Credit Union League & Affiliates has joined credit unions in a growing number of states to participate in Consumer Federation of America (CFA) program that seeks to protect consumers from fake check scams. The league has joined with Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard and the Arizona Bankers Association to distribute a CFA-created brochure, called “Don’t Become a Target,” to every consumer who deposits a check or money order of $1,000 or more or withdraws $1,000 or more. Six banks and seven credit unions in Arizona have agreed to participate. About a dozen states are participating in the campaign. Credit unions are active in all of them.