Fraud Protection Links
protecting your information
To avoid scams and fraud, please visit the following sites:
FakeChecks.org – Learn how to recognize fake checks
Fraud.org – Learn how to avoid scams
FBI.gov – Warnings signs for fraud
OnGuardOnline.gov – Provides practical tips from the federal government and the technology industry to help you be on guard against Internet fraud.
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) -- Tips to avoid being scammed online, via e-mail, phone, mail, or in person.
LooksTooGoodToBeTrue.com -- While online banking and e-commerce is very safe, as a general rule, you should be careful about giving out your personal financial information over the Internet.
Annual Credit Report -- You may obtain a free copy of your credit report once a year from each of the three major credit bureaus: Equifax, Experian and TransUnion.
Comptroller of the Currency - Consumer Protection - How Phishing Works