Fraud Prevention: Protect Yourself

It can happen to anyone, with just a few pieces of personal information, individuals, families and businesses can be scammed out of millions of dollars.  Most people don’t think they could fall victim, but fraudsters use sophisticated ways to target people of all ages.  One of the best ways to fight back is awareness and prevention. 

We are please to provide our members with this brochure, which includes the following information:

  • Simple ways you can protect yourself by ensuring the confidentiality and security of your personal information. 
  • What is identity theft?
  • How to protect your payment cards, and how to stay safe when you make online purchases
  • A list of common schemes and scams to watch out for, as well as common online scams
  • What to do if fraud or theft happenns to you, and a list of organizations you can turn to for more information or to help if you become a victim of fraud.

We are here to protect you

NPSCU works actively to detect and investigate irregular account activity. Your member cards contain the minimum information needed to securely make a transaction.

We adhere to the Canadian Code of Practice for Consumer Debit Card Services which protects card holders from losses should their card be used fraudulently. For more information go to: Financial Consumer Agency of Canada

Debit Card Fraud

With the increase in identity theft and debit card (also referred to as your MEMBER CARD) fraud, it is critical to be aware of what fraudsters are doing and what you need to do to protect yourself. Learn more about Debit Card Fraud here.

If you lose your debit card or credit card, or you suspect someone has created a duplicate card you should let us know immediately.