Don’t Fall For This REFUND Scam

Passing on MORE Information from Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum Did you receive a text or email offering you a REFUND? Don’t fall for it. It’s a scam! For years, scammers have been pretending to be someone you trust, while trying to trick you into sending them money. But as more people learn the scammers’… Read full post »

Summertime Skip-a-Payments

Summer Skips June, July and August are Summertime SKIP months. Of course, we have a two skips per year limit. The PCFCU Skip Most PCFCU loans qualify for our skip program; your loan needs to be current. We allow skips on qualifying loan payments. Complete a Skip Application for each PCFCU loan you want to… Read full post »

Scholarship Awards

We have four scholarship awards available to our membership. Each is a $2500, one-time award: Our scholarships are for all students planning to attend some form of college, university or trade school, both under graduate and/or graduate students. Application: PCFCU Scholarship Application Please print, complete and return your application to: Pacific Cascade Scholarships, Pacific Cascade… Read full post »

Stop These Scams COLD in Their Tracks

Part One of Two Information for this story comes from our friends at Balance Because of their omnipresence in our society, you’ve probably read about financial scams over the years. It’s important to keep in mind, though, that criminals put a lot of effort into developing fresh ways to defraud victims. New devious tricks pop… Read full post »

Watch Out for Scams This Tax Season

With the federal tax filing deadline approaching, Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum is warning Oregonians to be on the lookout for scams and other fraud related to taxes and tax filing. “During tax season, identity theft cases increase as scammers use stolen information to file fake tax returns and steal people’s refunds,” Rosenblum said. “Oregonians should… Read full post »

Fraudsters Spoofing PCFCU

WARNING! We are hearing a growing number of FRAUD reports. Fraudsters can Spoof our phone number, making Pacific Cascade FCU show up in your caller ID, when in fact it is not us calling. If you receive an unexpected call from us asking for you to set up a Zelle account, this is not us. Hang… Read full post »

Yet Another Scam – This One A Grandparent Scam Where They Come to Your Front Door

In a new twist on an old scam, older adults all across the United States have been duped into handing over cash at their front door, thinking they’re helping a loved one who is in danger. It happened to a resident of Lake Oswego in October 2020, and the Oregon Department of Justice has reason… Read full post »

Fraud Alerts

Federal Trade Commission Reports Rise in Fraud Schemes Related to Small Businesses and to Grandparents and more. The Federal Bureau of Consumer Protection has recently issued two alerts: Small Business Alert — If you own a small business or work for one, you’ve seen the headlines about financial relief that may be available to some… Read full post »