The fake NFCU alert text below, which claims a Walmart charge has been on the recipient's account, is a scam being sent by cybercriminals. The aim of the cybercriminals is to frighten and trick potential victims into responding to the text scam.
The NFCU Alert Text Scam Message
Navy Federal Credit Union Protection department: 1-888-842-6328
Do you recognize:
Walmart charge $450.00 that was taken place today!
Reply Y or N. STOP to end
If potential victims respond to the NFCU Alert text scam, the cybercriminals will attempt to trick them into sending them their account credentials, personal and financial information, or trick them into visiting a phishing website that steals the same sensitive information.
If you were tricked by the NFCU Alert text scam into disclosing your sensitive information, please contact Navy Federal Credit Union for help before your information is fraudulently by the cybercriminals.