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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.

 

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.
  • Phone scams - The Federal Trade Commission has information on the most common types of phone scams, how to recognize them, and what to do if you've already fallen victim.
  • Imposter scams - Imposter scams come in many forms, and the Federal Trade Commission has helpful tips on different types of imposter scams that you may encounter.

To learn about the most recent scams and how to recognize the warning signs, please visit the FTC's most recent list of alerts.

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.