SCAM ALERT: Recently, phone calls that appear to be from PTOFCU (including PTOFCU showing up in the caller ID) are being made to members asking for account or debit card information. In some cases, threats to report the member to the police are made. These calls are not from the PTOFCU. Please do not provide any personal information to the caller. Report fraud here.
Your money at Patent & Trademark Office Federal Credit Union is federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA). The NCUA is an independent United States government agency that insures the deposits of credit union members nationwide. The NCUA examines, supervises and insures both federally-chartered and qualifying state-chartered credit unions. Patent & Trademark Office Federal Credit Union is a federal-chartered credit union. The NCUA historically has always been stronger and more funded than its sister agency, the FDIC (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation) which insures the deposits of banking customers.
What This Means to You: Your PTOFCU share accounts are federally insured up to the Standard Maximum Share Insurance Amount (SMSIA), $250,000 as of October 3, 2008.
NCUA has established an Insurance Call Center operating from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. (EDT) Monday through Friday. Insurance experts are available to answer questions about the coverage provided by NCUA share insurance. The toll-free Insurance Call Center number is 1 (800) 755-1030, extension 1.