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"Navy Federal New e-Payment Transfer Confirmation" Phishing Scam

Navy Federal Credit Union members are asked to be on the lookout for "New e-Payment Transfer Confirmation" email messages like the one below, which claim a temporary hold has been placed on incoming e-payment transfer. The phishing or fake email messages are being sent by cybercriminals to steal their online banking account credentials, personal and financial information, therefore, recipients are asked to delete them.

Navy Federal New e-Payment Transfer Confirmation Phishing Scam
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Navy Federal Credit Union members are asked never to click on a link to sign into their online accounts, they should instead, go directly to www.navyfederal.org and sign in from there. If there is something wrong or there is something that they need to do with their accounts, they will be notified or alerted right after signing in. Doing this will prevent them from clicking on links in fake email messages that go to phishing websites, which will prevent cybercriminals from stealing their information and gaining access to their accounts.

The "Navy Federal New e-Payment Transfer Confirmation" Scam

From: " Navy Federal Credit Union " info@spartansfc.com

Date: August 22, 2018 at 1:07:22 PM CDT

Subject: New e-Payment Transfer Confirmation

Navy Federal Credit Union

Home | Branches ATMs | Contact Us

Navy Federal Security Zone

Access xxxxxxxxx

Dear Member,

You have a new e-payment transfer. For security reasons, temporary hold has been put on the incoming payment as we require a solid validity between the sender and the receiver

Kindly take a moment to sign in to your account validate your account.

SIGN IN NOW

Payment will be posted into your account within 24 hours.

Thank you,

Navy Federal Online Team

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  • April 3, 2019 at 2:41 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    - Original Message -

    Subject: Important Account Information

    Date: 03/30/2019 11:12 am

    From: "Navy Federal" <secure-message@umass.edu>

    To: secure-message@umass.edu

    Dear Navy Federal Member,

    This email is to notify you that there is pending e-payment on your NFCU

    account.

    Click here to Approve Payment [1]

    Pending payment will be credited into your account within 48 to 72 hours

    after your approval.

    NFCU values your business and is committed to keeping your accounts and

    personal information safe. To learn how we protect your information,

    visit our Security Center [1]

    Thank you,

    (c) 2019 Navy Federal credit Union. All rights reserved.

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"Navy Federal New e-Payment Transfer Confirmation" Phishing Scam