Protecting Your Home And Family From Fraud

We understand that by banking with Premier Valley Bank, you have given us your trust to protect your personal and financial information. Today, we live in a world that is highly digital. While the use of technology is convenient, its widespread use has opened the flood gates for fraud, and we understand the risks you and your family are exposed to. That’s why Premier Valley Bank takes fraud prevention seriously.

When banking with Premier Valley Bank, it’s important to remember that:

  • We will never ask for personal or financial information by, in response to or via a link in email.
  • We will never initiate a phone call asking for financial information, including your account or social security numbers or balances.
  • When you call Premier Valley Bank, we may ask you for specific information in attempt to verify your identity before disclosing financial information.
  • If we have reason to doubt the authenticity of a caller, we are not required to provide financial information.

RESOURCES

Senior internet fraud

Internet Fraud Seniors and Teenagers
Once internet fraud occurs, retrieving lost funds and finding who’s responsible becomes difficult. The prevalence of internet fraud creates a need to recognize what constitutes cybercrime and what steps can be taken to prevent it.
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ACH fraud

Cyber Security
The cyber security industry has been making great strides; however, cyber criminals are becoming more creative and their attack strategies have diversified. That means we all must take steps to safeguard our information.
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Phishing

Phishing Trends and Tips for Protection
Phishing scams have become more widely used because of the way we interact with the world, mostly through mobile devices. To avoid falling victim to these scams, there are strategies to consider when protecting your personal and financial information.
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Online dating

Online Romances and Cyber Crime
In today’s increasingly busy world, people are turning to the internet to meet people, and criminals are aware of this trend. It’s not uncommon to make a connection with someone who is an online dating scam artist, so be cautious of online connections.
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Online shopping

Online Shopping Safety
Purchasing from an unknown or disreputable site can cause credit card theft, deliver sub-par goods or take your money without even shipping your purchases. Use reputable sites and sources to avoid experiencing fraud.
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Identity theft

Protect Your Family Against Identity Theft
Identity theft is a major threat to both individuals and families, especially in the highly digital world we live in today. It’s critical to understand how identity theft happens so you can be ready to safeguard you and your family’s personal information.
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Social engineering

Social Engineering
Social engineering exploits your natural inclination to trust the people you know. These attacks look legitimate, and therefore are difficult to notice. People will pose as your friends through social media and dupe you into sharing your personal information.
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Mobile security

Mobile Security: Cell Phones and Tablets
Cell phones of today are just as powerful and intuitive as a standard desktop computer. It’s important that you use the same precautions with your mobile devices that you would with your laptop or desktop computer to protect yourself from fraud.
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