Falling victim to fraud can have a devastating effect on a member and on their family. Many frauds are designed to steal money by emotionally abusing people. Fraudsters create fictitious scenarios where people believe that a family member has been hurt or has been arrested and placed in jail. Other schemes will lure a person into a fraudulent romance. As a credit union, we have a unique opportunity to protect our membership from having to endure the hardships that these frauds can cause.