Ashley Goodsell

Ashley Goodsell

Ashley Goodsell is a BSA fraud investigator at Centris Federal Credit Union in Omaha, Neb. Ashley has been in her role at Centris for five years and has ten years of law enforcement experience. She received her bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of Iowa and her Master of Public Administration in law from the University of Phoenix. Ashley has a passion for educating Centris members about fraud and contributes to the Centris Cybersecurity Center. In her free time, Ashley enjoys spending time with her kids at various sporting events, reading crime books and listening to podcasts.

The Latest From Ashley

Investment Scams: What to Look for & How to Avoid Them

Investment Scams: What to Look for & How to Avoid Them

Investment scams and get-rich-quick schemes are currently on the rise. In 2023, the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) reported $4.57 billion in losses due to investment scams. Scammers prey on the hopes of individuals looking for financial security,...

How to Protect Yourself from Internet Shopping Scams

How to Protect Yourself from Internet Shopping Scams

In 2023, consumers reported $752 million dollars lost because of online retail scams. With the rise in internet shopping fraud, we’ve put together a list of what to look for before buying something from an online store, how to protect yourself when purchasing online...

Protect Yourself from Fake QR Code Scams

Protect Yourself from Fake QR Code Scams

Quick response codes also known as QR codes, are everywhere these days. Many restaurants use them for their menus, airlines use them for checking into your flight, and concerts or sporting events for admission tickets. While these codes are more prevalent...

How to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft

How to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft

Identity theft can happen to anyone and occurs when someone uses another person’s identifying information, typically for a financial gain. There are several ways identity theft can happen: Mail Fraud Data Breaches Digital Service (Apps) Compromise Phishing Emails...

Mail Fraud: What It Is and How to Protect Yourself

Mail Fraud: What It Is and How to Protect Yourself

When we think of fraud, our minds usually go to cybersecurity and protecting ourselves online. While cybersecurity is an important topic, fraudsters are still intercepting the “traditional” ways of communicating. Mail fraud is a larger problem than most realize. So,...

How to Protect Minors from Being Scammed Online

How to Protect Minors from Being Scammed Online

Today’s youth have grown up surrounded by computers, smartphones, the internet and social media. It’s no surprise they are internet and tech savvy and have a lot of confidence navigating online. Along with their tech knowledge, young kids and teens may also be more...

What Are Tax Scams & How to Identify Them

What Are Tax Scams & How to Identify Them

Tax season is a prime time for fraudsters. Taxes are often mystifying, leaving people with questions about their tax returns. And because the IRS does not carry a perfect reputation with Americans, many are left on edge about receiving IRS communications. These...

Fraud Prevention: Tips & Red Flags You Should Know

Fraud Prevention: Tips & Red Flags You Should Know

Fraud has become increasingly more common in today’s digital age. Fraudsters have more ways to target individuals than ever before, such as email, text and social media. As a financial institution, our responsibility is to educate our members about fraud and how to...