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BRIEF: Hawaii Central Credit Union warns of phone scam
[October 27, 2009]

BRIEF: Hawaii Central Credit Union warns of phone scam

Oct 27, 2009 (The Honolulu Advertiser - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) -- Hawaii Central Credit Union is warning the public not to respond to a phone scam in which a caller purporting to be from the credit union seeks confidential information.

The scammer has called credit union members and nonmembers saying their account or credit card has been compromised. The caller asks for confidential information to be submitted either verbally or through the phone's keypad.

Credit union officials said the calls are bogus and warned that anyone receiving such a call should not give out any information. Hawaii Central Credit Union never requests confidential information via the telephone, the officials said.

For more information call the credit union at 536-3677.

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