Important Notice: Recent Data Breach at U.S. Target Stores

Please be aware that the recent unauthorized access to payment card data at U.S. Target stores may impact you. If you have used your POPA MasterMoney Debit Card and/or POPA VISA Credit Card from Nov. 27 to Dec. 15, 2013, we recommend that you closely review your account statements for any suspicious or unusual activity on your accounts. We also encourage you to set up “Alerts” on Online Banking to immediately notify you via text or email on account transactions. If you suspect fraud, please contact us immediately. You may also choose to take precautionary measures by having a new card reissued to you by calling the closest POPA office nearest you, POPA Phone Banking, or Online Banking – please remember that choosing this option may take 10 business days or more for you to receive your new card. For details regarding the data breach, please see Target’s press release here.

PHONE SCAMS Claiming to be from the California State Sheriffs Association

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The California State Sheriffs’ Association Foundation (CSSAF) has recently been advised that citizens have received suspicious phone calls that appear to be coming from their number 916.375.8000.

If you receive any suspicious calls DO NOT give out any personal information, such as social security number, bank account numbers, etc., and report these calls to your local law enforcement agency immediately.

Utility Bill Scams Continue to Target So Cal Edison Customers

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Southern California Edison (SCE) is advising customers to be aware of a telephone scam that demands immediate payment for allegedly past due electricity bills. Impostors have been calling SCE customers telling them they must make immediate payment on past due bills or have their electric service disconnected. The callers are also demanding that payment be made through a prepaid cash card. Other forms of fraud involve customers being asked to purchase prepaid debit cards. Scammers ask for the debit card number and collect the value deposited on the card.

In Memoriam

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It is with sadness that we announce that one of our founding members and longtime board member, Camie Jarvis, passed away on September 1st. Camie had been an integral cog in the leadership of the credit union since day one, and his presence will be sorely missed. We send our deepest condolences to the Jarvis family.

Summer Skip-A-Pay Generated $1,500 to Help Sheriff’s Youth Foundation!

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During POPA FCU’s Summer 2013 Skip-A-Pay program, we committed to donate $5.00 to Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Youth Foundation (SYF) for every payment skipped. We are proud to announce that due to the program’s success, we were able to present to SYF a check of $1,500.00.

Watch Out for Shoulder Surfers

  • Categories: Fraud

The number of people becoming victims of ATM fraud is on the rise.

Check out these tips and prevent shoulder surfers from accessing YOUR funds!

San Dimas Branch Dedication


On August 6th, POPA Federal Credit Union paid tribute to two of its founding members at a special dedication ceremony at PPOA headquarters.