Part of our commitment to you is keeping your personal and financial information safe and secure. Explore how we are working to keep your information private and confidential and explore some tips and strategies for protecting yourself from identity theft and fraud.
Potential Fraud Scams Surrounding SBA Loans
The United States Attorney’s Office, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the U.S. Small Business Administration warns about possible scams relating to the CARES Act. Click here to learn more about possible scams and fraud schemes to raise public awareness.
Homeland Security Investigations
The office of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) has created an informational flyer for their Strategic Targeted Outreach Program (S.T.O.P.). The flyer includes information regarding red flags for online shopping, finance, and prohibited pharmaceutical and medical devices along with additional tips and information. Click here to view the flyer created by HSI.
Defending Against COVID-19 Cyber Scams
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) warns individuals to remain vigilant for scams related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Cyber actors may send emails with malicious attachments or links to fraudulent websites to trick victims into revealing sensitive information or donating to fraudulent charities or causes. Click here to learn more about defending yourself against COVID-19 cyber scams.
United States Attorney Shares Tips for Avoiding COVID-19 Scams
Today, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott warned of several new fraud schemes seeking to exploit the evolving COVID-19 (Coronavirus) public health emergency often targeting vulnerable populations. Click here to learn more about the US Attorney's tips for avoiding scams.
FBI Sees Rise in Fraud Schemes Related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic
Scammers are leveraging the COVID-19 pandemic to steal your money, your personal information, or both. Don’t let them. Protect yourself and do your research before clicking on links purporting to provide information on the virus; donating to a charity online or through social media; contributing to a crowdfunding campaign; purchasing products online; or giving up your personal information in order to receive money or other benefits. Click here for more information from the FBI on how to protect yourself from fraud.
FDIC: Insured Bank Deposits are Safe; Beware of Potential Scams Using the Agency's Name
In light of recent developments related to the coronavirus, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is reminding Americans that FDIC-insured banks remain the safest place to keep their money. Click here for more information on insured bank deposits from the FDIC.