First California Federal Credit Union would like to remind consumers to beware of online scams. Here are a few safeguards: First California Federal Credit Union will never ask you to pay any amount to us before we can fund a loan. When applying online for any type of loan with First California Federal Credit Union, please only use the portal through our website. Our online loan application is only available through our website. We do not accept applications through any other online companies, services, or search engines. Also, loans from First California Federal Credit Union are only extended to members of the credit union. If you are not a member but are being told that a loan has been approved and is being funded in your name, use extreme caution and do not give your personal information. Please use caution when asked to pay money before receiving money, as in most cases this an indication of fraud. Providing your personal information, including your bank account information, could cause further repercussions.
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By operation of federal law, beginning January 1, 2013, funds deposited in a noninterest-bearing transaction account (including an Interest on Lawyer Trust Account) no longer will receive unlimited deposit insurance coverage by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA). Beginning January 1, 2013, all of a depositor's accounts at an insured depository institution, including all noninterest-bearing transaction accounts, will be insured by the NCUA up to the standard maximum deposit insurance amount ($250,000), for each deposit insurance ownership category.
For moreinformation about temporary NCUA insurance coverage of transaction accounts, visit http://www.ncua.gov.