1st Mississippi Federal Credit Union

Fraud Alert

Identity Theft

Identity theft is today's number one crime and technology just expands the criminal opportunities. Protecting your identity and financial assets from identity thieves and cyber-criminals requires consistency and discipline. These basic guidelines will go a long way toward protecting your identity.


Phishing scams continue to fill the headlines these days. Phishers use spam (unwanted e-mail) to lure people to bogus Web sites to obtain personal information and commit identity theft. Be advised: Phishing scams and their Web sites often appear authentic, using a company's proper logo, colors and design elements. Use these measures to avoid being hooked by a phisher:

Internet Security Tips

The Internet banking service has several effective security techniques that we encourage you to implement when you use the Online Banking service:

  1. Never reveal your password to anyone or leave your password anywhere that someone else can obtain and use it.
  2. Change your password on a regular basis.
  3. Use the Exit button to end each Internet banking session. Do not use the Back button to exit the site.
  4. Change your session timeout in User Options to a time that meets your needs.
  5. Balance your account on a regular basis. Online Banking makes it easy!
  6. For more security tips and information, please visit the Security section of our web site