Falcon Fraud Manager helps protect you from debit card fraud by monitoring your card for suspicious activity. If suspicious activity is detected on your debit card, you will be contacted to verify the transaction(s) in question. This is a measure we take to help insure your security.
Shazam Bolt$ takes your security to a new level. Shazam Bolt$ is an app downloadable in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store that helps you prevent debit card fraud. By signing up for this FREE service, you will be able to:
View balance information attached to your debit card. Set up alerts for transactions exceeding certain dollar amounts, Internet or phone
(card-not-present) transactions, and international transactions.
You may also go to https://bolts.shazam.net/ShazamWebPortal/index.php to sign up for this service.
Shred any papers with confidential information such as canceled checks or duplicate copies of checks. Stop by or contact any of our locations to place a check re-order.
Secure Code is a new service from Shazam and MasterCard that is an easy way to help protect you from identity theft and fraud when using your debit card. The objective of this new program is to improve the security of payment transactions via the internet. A simple enrollment process will provide you with a password much like your PIN number to use in completing online transactions. To enroll visit the Shazam Secure Code site at https://www.shazam.net/SecureCode.
Phishing, or hoax emails that appear to be from reputable companies are becoming more common. These emails usually ask you to click a link to the company's website to provide or update your personal information. However, not all phishing emails ask for information, but instead download logging software or viruses on your computer when you click the link. Some signs that an email may be a phishing email are: the message seems to require immediate attention; links look legitimate since they contain all or part of real company's website, or the email has spelling errors (these help the emails avoid spam filters). You can report phishing scams by forwarding the email to email@example.com or by forwarding the email to the Federal Trade Commission at firstname.lastname@example.org.
It is the policy of Today's Bank to never email customers to verify or request any personal information. If you think you may have been a victim of phishing on your Today's Bank account please contact us immediately at (479) 582-0700 or (479) 738-2147.
For more information on avoiding phishing scams read, "How Not to Get Hooked by Phishing Scam" (http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/pubs/consumer/alerts/alt127.shtm).
Your first step to report a possible fraud is to contact your local police department to file a report. You can call all three credit bureaus to flag your accounts and to obtain a copy of you credit report so you can identify any unusual activities. Notify your banks and credit card companies. These companies can help you monitor your accounts.
Identity Theft occurs when a criminal uses a person's personal information to take on that person's identity. This type of crime is the fastest growing white collar crime in the United States.
While you can't completely keep yourself out of harms way, you can minimize your risk of becoming a victim to ID theft by monitoring your credit report for suspicious activity. You are entitled to a free credit report once every twelve months under the new Fair Credit Reporting Act. To order your free report visit www.annualcreditreport.com or call 877-322-8228.
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