Avoiding ATM Skimming
ATM fraud is becoming more prevalent with the invention of smaller computing devices. One of the methods that criminals use to access your account is ATM skimming. Skimming occurs when a device is place into the ATM machine and interferes with typical ATM transactions. This device may be a substitute card reader inserted into the…Read More
Phishing: What is it?
“Phishing” is a high-tech internet scam using e-mails (spam) or pop-up messages trying to trick you into giving out your financial and personal information. The “phisher” pretends to be a legitimate financial institution or credit card company. The e-mail usually says that you need to “update” or “validate” your account information. The message usually directs…Read More