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Security Alerts

Look here for information to better protect yourself against scams, threats to your identity and other fraud-related occurrences.

 

August 2022 | Banking Trojans Released in Early 2022 That Use Malicious Droppers, and Elaborate on Cybercriminal Activities related to DaaS in the Deep Web.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: To view this important advisory/alert, please click here.

March 2022 | Beware Of Common Email Scams This Tax Season

IMPORTANT NOTICE: We want to let our customers know it is common to have fake email scams during the tax season that have subject lines, such as "critical", "alert", or "payment pending."

To learn more about common scams and resources to help you avoid this crime, please visit the Internal Revenue Service.

March 2021 | Justice Department Warns About Fake Unemployment Benefit Websites

To view this important advisory/alert from the US Department of Justice, please click here.

Resources

The links below are provided for to learn about the more common types of scams. Understanding how these scams occur can help you better protect yourself.

  • Identity theft - Peoples Security Bank believes that protecting your identity is very important. If you learn how identity theft works and how to protect yourself, you can help stop this crime.
  • To learn about the most recent scams and how to recognize the warning signs, please visit the FTC's most recent list of alerts.
  • Visit the Cybersecurity Timely Topics section of our website for additional information.

Coronavirus Scams

PLEASE NOTE: Scammers are taking advantage of fears surrounding the Coronavirus. For more information, please click here to learn more from the FTC.

Fraudulent Cashiers’ Checks

Fraudulent Cashiers’ Checks are being circulated via Craig’s List and eBay transactions, “work-at-home” ads and numerous other scams. Customers are encouraged to call 888.868.3858 to validate the legitimacy of any Peoples Security Bank Cashiers’ Checks prior to acceptance from a third party.