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Scam Alert

The Federal Reserve does not have secret accounts to pay your bills!  (Updated on 8/29/2017)

Scams have been circulating on the Internet that the Federal Reserve will pay your bills out of a “secret account”, identified through your social security number.  That is not true, of course!  But people have been using the routing transit numbers for Federal Reserve Banks, and in some cases, the FRB FCU, to try to have their bills paid.  These attempts are illegal and do not work!  Please do not fall for any video, text, email, phone call, flyer, or website that suggests these accounts are real or that the Federal Reserve will pay your bills. 

You have been awarded a grant

A non-member received a phone call purportedly from the "FRB Credit Union (FRB CU)" announcing that he had been awarded a grant, BUT that he had to send a $500.00 check in order to receive the grant. The FRB Federal Credit Union does not award grants, and will never ask you to send money in order to receive a grant.

Fraudulent e-mails from ""

This e-mail address is not used by the FRB Federal Credit Union. Members will never receive an official e-mail from that address. Please do not open any attachments or click on any links sent from this address.

If you receive any communications from the Credit Union that seem suspicious, please don't hesitate to call us at 202-452-2800 to verify their authenticity.

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