Guard Your Medicare Number

Many Medicare fraud schemes depend on identity theft to be successful. And many times, the identity theft schemes stems from thieves getting hold of people’s Medicare numbers. You should always guard your Medicare number and treat it as you would a credit card. You should never share your Medicare number or other personal information with […]

[VIDEO] Watch Out For Medicare Enrollment Fraud

The Medicare Open Enrollment Period begins October 15 and runs through December 7. During this time, all people with Medicare can change their Medicare health plans and prescription drug coverage for 2016 to better meet their needs. During this time, Medicare enrollment fraud schemes are prevalent. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services wants to make […]

Fall Shredding Events in Madison & Milwaukee

The Better Business Bureau of Wisconsin is hosring more ShredFest events this month to help fight identity theft. You can bring your personal documents to these two upcoming Wisconsin events at local Summit Credit Union branches. Please limit three bags per car. BBB Milwaukee ShredFest Saturday, October 10 8:30 – 11:30 am Summit Credit Union 10015 […]

New Chip Credit Cards Roll Out

Have you received your “chip card” yet? The newest anti-fraud credit cards are arriving in consumer’s mailboxes. These cards contain a microprocessor chip that makes in-store transactions more secure by generating a unique, one-time code that is needed for each transaction to be approved. If a thief gets hold of your card, reproducing the information […]