Navy Federal Credit Union Member customers who have already been tricked by the phishing email messages are asked to change their passwords and contact Navy Federal Credit Union Member (NFCU) immediately before their money is stolen, online accounts hijacked and used fraudulently by cybercriminals.
The "Navy Federal Online Banking Alert" Scam
From: NAVY FEDERAL <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Sun, Jul 15, 2018 1:16 pm
Subject: Online Banking Alert
Dear Navy Federal Member,
Today July 15th 2018, Your Account has been flagged as one of numerous accounts that need to be reviewed
The main reason for this action are:
Unauthorized Debit Card Use & Payment Issues
Billing & Payment Issues
We strongly suggest that you follow the link below in order to rectify the issue
Click Here To Confirm
Once you've done this your account will be removed from the flagged accounts automatically.
Navy Online Team.
Navy Federal Credit Union customers should never click on a link to sign into their online accounts. They should always go directly to https://www.navyfederal.org/ and sign into their accounts from there. Once they have signed in, they will be notified of changes, verification or updates that need to be done to their accounts.