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The health and safety of our members is of utmost importance to us. As the spread of coronavirus, known as COVID-19, continues to be a growing concern across the country, we're taking extra precautions to protect you, our employees, and the communities we serve. Our Board of Directors and management team is monitoring the situation and the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control to ensure we're acting on the latest guidance and information. We hope the following information and resources will be helpful as you navigate the COVID-19 pandemic:
Effective Monday, June 1: Lobbies at Main and Simpsonville will reopen for limited transactions. Restrooms will not be available. We encourage members to continue using Drive-Thru Service whenever possible. Employees will wear masks during face-to-face meetings or transactions. Members are encouraged to wear masks and follow social distancing floor decals when entering a branch. County Square and SCTAC remain closed at this time.
Members are encouraged to use electronic/remote
services when possible. Please view list of remote service options below under WHAT YOU CAN DO & HOW TO STAY CONNECTED.
During challenging times such as these, making healthy financial decisions is of the utmost importance, so Enrich Financial Wellness is providing a free COVID-19 Financial Wellness website until July 1, 2020. The site features a guide for staying financially well during COVID-19, along with access to a number of financial education tools such as courses, a financial wellness assessment, calculators, and much more!Featured Resources Include:
Coronavirus Opens Doors to Scams
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been a windfall for fraudsters as they exploit the global thirst for knowledge on the virus. Fraudsters have launched Coronavirus-themed phishing attacks to deliver malware – typically credential-stealing banking Trojans. The phishing emails purport to be from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO). Fraudsters have also created fake websites to exploit Johns Hopkins University’s interactive Coronavirus dashboard to spread malware.
Fraudsters are exploiting the global thirst for knowledge about the virus by launching Coronavirus-themed phishing attacks to spread credential stealing malware. The emails, which contain an infected attachment or a link to a malicious website, are made to appear like they come from the CDC or the WHO. The WHO posted an article on its website warning users of this scam.
Fraudsters have also exploited Johns Hopkins University's interactive Coronavirus dashboard containing an interactive map that tracks Coronavirus statistics by region. Cybersecurity firms have identified several fake Coronavirus interactive maps that infect user devices with credential-stealing malware. Fraudsters are circulating links to these malicious websites containing Coronavirus maps through social media and phishing emails.
Security blogger Brian Krebs reported several Russian cybercrime forums started selling infection kits that exploits John Hopkins University’s interactive Coronavirus dashboard as part of a Java-based malware deployment scheme.
There have also been reports of other Coronavirus-themed phishing campaigns aiming to spread malware, including:
As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to impact business and industry in the Upstate, we realize that members may need financial assistance to get through the next few months. So, we are offering the following options for our members effective immediately:
The 79th Annual Membership Meeting will not be held on March 24 as originally planned. The GHFCU Board of Directors will determine the date/time/place of the 2020 Annual Meeting at the regularly scheduled board meeting which will be held on March 25, 2020. Information on the rescheduled Annual Meeting will be posted on our website and in our branches.
Cybercriminals are hard at work exploiting our natural anxiety about the evolving coronavirus situation. Look out for suspicious email and text messages that may impersonate a company, charity, or government agency. The intent is to convince you to share sensitive information. Remember, we will never reach out to you, via phone or email, and ask for confidential information such as your name, password, personal identification number (PIN) or other account information.
Visit the FTC website to stay on top of current coronavirus scams.
To keep you safe and healthy, we have taken the following precautions:
You too can help stop the spread of germs by following CDC guidelines.
In an increased effort to help keep you safe, we strongly encourage you to take advantage of the many electronic service options we provide and avoid coming to a branch whenever possible. Our goal is to provide you with exceptional, uninterrupted service.
We understand that times like these can be challenging. We want you to
know, we are here to help. Whether you need assistance with access to
our eServices or finding the best loan options for you, you can count on
If you have been affected by the virus and need additional financial assistance, please let us know. You may contact us by phone at 864.467.4160 or send us a secure message through online banking.
Greenville Heritage FCU is NCUA insured, which means your deposits are safe, secure and 100% insured up to $250,000 regardless of what is going on in the market. Learn more about NCUA Insurance by visiting www.ncua.gov
We are committed to keeping you informed through this rapidly changing
situation. Our website is the best place to find the most current
information related to any potential service interruptions you may
experience due to the coronavirus.
We will continue to closely monitor the situation and evaluate additional measures to support our members and communities as needs arise, all the while keeping safety in mind.
Please do not hesitate to call us at 864.467.4160 during normal business hours if we can be of assistance with any of your banking needs.
For the latest information about COVID-19, please visit the CDC Website at www.cdc.gov or the SCDHEC Website at www.scdhec.gov
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