Thinking Outside the Box
As shippers forecast another record year of holiday deliveries, scammers are ramping up their efforts to take advantage. Here is some advice on making sure those deliveries really are yours.
What To Do If Your Personal Information Is Compromised
While synthetic identity fraud is not a complete takeover of one’s identity, critical pieces of your personal information can be used in creating a synthetic, such as your Social Security number (SSN).
Our Lincoln Banking Center is now open!
Our new office at 710 Woodlawn Road in Lincoln, IL is now open! We are so grateful to all the contractors and our employees for working so hard to open on schedule and we couldn't be more pleased with the result of everyone's hard work.
Protecting Yourself from Popular Scam Tactics
Fraudsters utilize many different tactics to deceive individuals, often to obtain their personal information. This information is then used by fraudsters to create synthetic identities. Synthetic identity fraud is defined as the use of a combination of personally identifiable information (PII) to fabricate a person or entity in order to commit a dishonest act for personal or financial gain.
Protecting Your Kids From Synthetic Identity Fraud
Fraud can affect many different types of populations with devastating effects. However, what is even more disheartening is that children are popular targets for certain types of fraud. What makes your child’s information so valuable?
BBB Scam Alert: Fake copyright email scares Instagram users into sharing passwords
By Better Business Bureau. March 11, 2022.
In this clever new scam, con artists are getting greedy. Not only are they trying to steal your Instagram password, they also are phishing for your email log-in. Follow these tips for spotting this tricky scam and protecting your passwords.
How To Protect Your Personal Information
Individuals are constantly reminded about how important it is to protect their personal information. But how does one safeguard this information?
Today is Safer Internet Day!
February 8, 2022 is Safer Internet Day. Our employees have some tips for staying safe while online!
Valentine's Day - Another chance for scams and cybersecurity threats?
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so are the scams and other cyber threats.