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Protect Yourself From Fraud

Resources for keeping your private information private, especially during the Coronavirus.

Fraud Prevention Resources

Keeping yourself informed is the first step in combating fraud. Here are a few items to keep in mind. If at any time you think your confidential information has been compromised, please contact us at 800.711.BANK (2265). You can also follow the FTC's Guide for understanding what to do depending on what information the fraudster has, and review ways we can combat fraud together through added debit card security and mobile wallets. 

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Scams

It's more important than ever to be vigilant about scams, as fraudsters are using this unique time to try scams related to the Coronavirus. As a reminder, if we reach out to you, we won't ask you to provide your confidential information like personal identification number (PIN) or passwords. Please check here regularly for more information about protecting yourself and follow us on social media.

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PA Unemployment Fraud Alert

The PA Department of Labor & Industry has discovered attempts by scammers to try and steal COVID-19 unemployment benefits. Learn more.

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FTC Tips for Avoiding Coronavirus Scams

Here's how the FTC is protecting us including tips on avoiding Coronavirus scams. Learn more.

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Protecting Your Stimulus Check

Scammers are aware of the stimulus checks being provided by the government so follow these tips to avoid fraud. Keep reading.

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Coronavirus Scams Targeted at Older Adults

In grandparent scams, scammers pose as panicked grandchildren in trouble, calling or sending messages urging you to wire money immediately. Learn more.

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Protecting Your Finances

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has developed a go-to site for Coronavirus-related scams and protection tips. Learn more.

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Avoid Scams While Finding Help During Quarantine

If you or someone you know must stay at home and needs help with errands, you’ll want to know about this latest scam. Learn more.

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60 and over in the time of COVID-19?

Find out more how scammers are targeting individuals 60 and older during the Coronavirus pandemic and how you can protect yourself. Learn more.

Fraud Prevention Tips

  • Regularly update your passwords for any online accounts.
  • Never provide personal information to anyone over the phone unless you initiate the call and you know the company is reputable.
  • Tear or shred account statements, canceled checks, pre-approved credit card offers or any other material containing personal information.
  • Carry only identification, bank and credit cards that are necessary. Do not write down Personal Identification Numbers (PIN) - memorize them instead.
  • Be aware of your surroundings when using ATMs. A wandering eye can quickly pick up your PIN.
  • Don't leave outgoing mail in your mailbox. Instead, drop in a bin at the post office. Remove incoming mail as soon as possible. If you are going out of town, plan for the U.S. Postal Service to hold your mail.
  • Keep track of billing cycles and notify the company you are paying immediately if anything questionable appears on your statement or if your bill has not arrived on time.
  • Do not write your credit card or driver's license number on your checks.
  • Provide your Social Security number only when necessary and keep your card in a safe place.
  • If you want to be sure to protect physical possessions, you can talk with us about opening a safe deposit box.

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