Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in the nation. Atlantic Federal has many safeguards in place to protect members and shield their privacy. To help members become more knowledgeable, we will post both general information on various fraud issues as well as specific scam alerts that could directly affect credit union members here.
Check this page regularly for updated information.
If you ever feel that you are a victim of any type of fraud, contact Member Services immediately at 1-800-222-1329.
Wawa Data Security Incident - December 2019
Wawa is currently investigating and addressing a data security incident that impacted their store locations. Their information security team discovered malware on Wawa payment processing servers on December 10, 2019, and contained it by December 12, 2019. This malware affected customer payment card information used at potentially all Wawa locations beginning at different points in time after March 4, 2019 and until it was contained.
At this time, they believe this malware no longer poses a risk to Wawa customers using payment cards at Wawa, and this malware never posed a risk to our ATM cash machines. Please review the following information carefully to learn about the resources Wawa is providing and the steps you should take now to protect your information.
- Wawa Security Data Wire Release
- Wawa Resources for Customers
- Wawa FAQs
- Open Letter from Wawa CEO, Chris Gheysens
ATM/Debit Card Fraud Alert - Ongoing
ATM fraud continues to be a growing security concern both domestically and worldwide. To prevent fraudulent activity that has targeted ATM and debit card transactions in the state of Arizona, Atlantic Federal is blocking ATM and debit card transactions in Arizona for the foreseeable future.
Due to fraud rings abroad that target ATM and debit card transactions, members are blocked from using their cards in the following countries: France, England, Spain, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, East Timor, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, India, Pakistan, Japan.
If your are travelling outside of the U.S. and want to find out if the country you are visiting has ATM and debit card restrictions, please contact Member Services at 1-800-222-1329 before you travel.