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Imposter Scams: What Are They And How Can You Protect Yourself From Them?

Sep 9th, 2021

by: Anna Beam, Vice President | Associate Marketing Director

Banking TipsInformation SecurityInternet SecuritySecurity

What was the No. 1 type of fraud Americans reported in 2020? If you guessed imposter scams, you’re correct. The Federal Trade Commission filed nearly 500,000 complaints about imposter scams last year — marking imposter scams the most common form of fraud reported to the FTC in 2020. Imposter scammers lie about their identity — ...

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Tips To Avoid Becoming A Victim Of Fraud

Apr 10th, 2019

by: Anna Beam, Vice President | Associate Marketing Director

Banking TipsInformation SecurityInternet SecuritySecurity

Trends in social engineering attacks Social engineering is on the rise, so it’s especially important to be vigilant against these attacks. The following are new trends in the world of social engineering:   Vishing: The Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) scam: The target receives a call, email, or a visit from a fraudster claiming to be ...

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