Customer Security and Protections
FDIC's Identity Theft & Fraud:
www.fdic.gov - Gain supplemental guidance and education on internet fraud.
Fraud Protection Resources:
IRS Tax Payer Identity Theft - The Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) is your voice at the IRS. We help people resolve tax problems with the IRS and recommend changes that will prevent problems.
Your Security, Our Priority - The security of your account is a priority for us.
FBI - Be Crime Smart - Learn about protecting yourself, your children, your computer, your workplace and more from the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Fighting Back Against Identity Theft - A one-stop national resource to learn about the crime of identity theft from the Federal Trade Commission.
Fraudulent Scam Alerts:
Before Giving to a Charity - If you’re considering a request for a donation to a charity, do some research before you give. By finding out as much as you can about the charity, you can avoid fraudsters who try to take advantage of your generosity. Here are tips to help make sure your charitable contributions are put to good use. For more information, visit ftc.gov/charityfraud.
FBI - Financial Fraud - A Washington state businessman was sentenced in March to 22 years in federal prison for swindling more than 300 investors in the U.S. and overseas out of $10 million.
Examples of Common Email Scams - Keep your eyes open for anything resembling the following list of some of the most popular scams circling the Internet today...
The FREAK Attack SSL/TLS Vulnerability - A new internet security SSL/TLS vulnerability called the FREAK attack was announced. This vulnerability affects certain Internet Browsers...
Online Banking Alert - Recently a worldwide online security vulnerability with Microsoft’s Internet Explorer versions 5 and 6 has been announce...
Merchant Card Security Breach - Numerous merchants have experienced security breaches to their networks in 2014 that have potentially compromised their customers cardholder information...
Consumer Alert, Gift Card Texts - Mobile telephone users are receiving text messages stating they have won money or retail store gift cards…
Consumer Alert, Card Skimming on the Increase - Increasing instances of credit or debit card skimming at ATM machines or pay-at-the-pump gas stations has necessitated the issuing of this CONSUMER ALERT...
Skimmers Siphoning Card Data at the Pump - Thieves recently attached bank card skimmers to gas pumps at more than 30 service stations along several major highways in and around Denver, Colorado...
Better Business Bureau Warns Small Business Owners of Fraud - Reports of scammers plying their trade through telephone relay services - typically used by the hearing impaired to make phone calls - are cropping up all across the country.
Emails Claiming to be from the FDIC - Important alert on an email scam to obtain personal information.
Use Common Sense While Online - REMEMBER...if it sounds too good to be true, it is. Please do not fall for these scams that tempt you with prizes or ways to clean your computer. Never click on buttons on screens unless you absolutely know what you are doing.
Tips for Safe Banking Over the Internet - As use of the Internet continues to expand, more banks and thrifts are using the Web to offer products and services or otherwise enhance communications with consumers.
How to Protect Yourself Online - Here are a few suggestions on ways to keep your personal information and money more secure when you go online
Start with Security: A Guide for Business - 10 practical lessons businesses can learn from the FTC's 50+ data security settlements.
How to Protect Your Computer - The same advice parents might deliver to young drivers on their first solo journey applies to everyone who wants to navigate safely online
Our Debit Cards Have a Watch Dog:
FraudWatch PLUS - Your ANB Bank EasyCheck Debit Card is protected by a service that helps prevent potential fraudulent use of your card.
Protect Your Identity:
Steps to Prevent Credit Identity Theft - Even though there are laws prohibiting this type of activity, you should take care to avoid becoming a victim...
Fraud Prevention Tips - Please be advised that the Bank will never request confidential information through e-mail or the phone unless a transaction is initiated by you...
IDSafeShield and IDSafeShield PLUS - Learn how ANB Bank is safeguarding your identity and how you can further protect your good name.