Archive Links

Consumer Archive
CU System Archive
Market Archive
Products Archive
Washington Archive
150x172_CUEffect.jpg
Contacts
LISA MCCUEVICE PRESIDENT OF COMMUNICATIONS
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
MICHELLE WILLITSManaging Editor
RON JOOSSASSISTANT EDITOR
ALEX MCVEIGHSTAFF NEWSWRITER
TOM SAKASHSTAFF NEWSWRITER

News Now

CU System
Colo. police probe thousands of stolen debit card numbers
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (10/19/09)--Colorado Springs, Colo. police are investigating the thefts of thousands of debit card numbers stolen from members and customers of at least five financial institutions--including three credit unions--serving the area. Police spokesman Lt. David Whitlock said "thousands" were victims of the theft, but said police are still putting together the situation (The Gazette Oct. 16). The three credit unions named in the report were Ent FCU in Colorado Springs, Security Service FCU in San Antonio, and Air Academy FCU, in Colorado Springs. The other two institutions were not named. The $2.852 billion asset Ent FCU began notifying between 1,500 and 1,700 cardholders Oct. 10 that their numbers had been compromised. About 150 had fraudulent transactions posted to their accounts, the credit union told the Gazette. Security Service FCU, which has $5.264 billion in assets, said about 200 cards issued to its Colorado Springs area members were affected. The $464.6 million asset Air Academy FCU told the newspaper the security breach occurred at a local merchant. Fewer than 100 cardholders served by the credit union were affected.


RSS





print
News Now LiveWire
Watching #SuperBowlXLIX this Sunday? Look for regional #creditunion #commercials @CltMetroCU @BECU @golden1cu #Seahawks #Patriots
12 hours ago
Philadelphia's American Bakery Workers FCU liquidated by @TheNCUA; @trumarkonline assumes shares
12 hours ago
More branch shutterings by @Citi: 4th-largest bank to close 10% of #Chicago area branches HT @CrainsChicago http://t.co/2vAvgucLY5
13 hours ago
56% struggle with subprime credit scores says @cfed survey HT @washingtonpost http://t.co/RHmMvuhNtw
14 hours ago
How to use social media for crisis communications Feb. 10 webinar from @SBAgov, @AgilityRecovery http://t.co/d16t8RHr7n
14 hours ago