The old adage that "if it's too good to be true it probably is" applies today more than ever. There has been a proliferation of scams to defraud people of their money, identity, or both. Criminals use the mail service, phones, and increasingly the internet, to perpetrate a wide variety of fraud. To help you become more informed and better prepared, we are providing you with some information to help you protect your financial and personal information.
Global access to information, entertainment, credit and financial services is easier than ever. But the Internet also can give online scammers, hackers, and identity thieves access to your computer, personal information, finances and more. With awareness as your safety net, you can minimize the chance of an Internet mishap.
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Security Reminder: We will never ask you for sensitive information, including Social Security number, account numbers, and online banking ID/password in an unsolicited communication (such as an email, phone call, or text message). Also, we will not ask you to verify sensitive personal or account information on our website, except as part of enrollment for a product or service.
Keeping your sensitive information safe and secure is our top priority. If you receive an unsolicited communication from Tri Counties Bank that asks you for sensitive personal information, or links you to a website that asks for sensitive personal information, please email us at email@example.com or contact your banker.