Provident Bank is proud to support and recognize September 15 through October 15 as National Hispanic Heritage Month. National Hispanic Heritage Month honors the cultures and contributions of both Hispanic and Latino Americans as we celebrate heritage rooted in all Latin American countries. During this month and throughout the year, Provident Bank is proud to share history, tradition, and accomplishments of Hispanic and Latino Americans of past and present.
For more information and resources on National Hispanic Heritage Month, please click here.
Don't Be a Mule
The FBI is joining with law enforcement partners worldwide to raise awareness of and curtail this illegal movement of funds, which is fueling the growth of crimes across the globe. The FBI defines a money mule as a person who transfers illegally acquired money on behalf of or at the direction of another. Click here to learn more about money mules.
Buying an internet-connected smart toy? Before giving in to your kid's plea for a new toy, you may want to collect some information about it. Click here to learn more about smart toys.
U.S. Marshals Service
The U.S. Marshals and the FBI are alerting the public of several nationwide imposter scams involving individuals claiming to be U.S. marshals, court officers, or other law enforcement officials. Click here to learn more about reporting calls.
"Mail fishing" is on the rise across the country, according to law enforcement officials. Find out how to keep your correspondence safe.
Tech Support Fraud
Based on new reporting, the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) is providing updated guidance regarding technical support fraud. Tech Support Fraud involves a criminal claiming to provide customer, security, or technical support in an effort to defraud unwitting individuals. Click here for more information on tech support fraud.
Romance Scam - Has an online love interest asked you for money?
Looking to start a new relationship? For some, that may mean meeting a new love interest online. Word to the wise: sometimes it’s best to lead with your head and not your heart. Click here for more details on this romance scam.