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Don’t fall for calls of wolf!

“I lost my wallet and ID. I’m stranded — please wire money.” “Your grandson is being held in jail. He needs bail money right away.” Scammers try to trick you into thinking a loved one… (more)

Winner, winner, chicken dinner

No prizes from the FTC Recently, someone showed up at the door of the FTC (Federal Trade Commission) to ask about his prize. He had a mailing saying he’d won $5 million – and the… (more)

Staycation by default

Planning a summer vacation? You may be looking for deals on cheap flights or discounts at hotels and resorts – but some promotions may come with strings attached, and others can be downright scams. Before… (more)

Google isn’t calling you *scam alert*

Google, is that you? Have you gotten a robocall at work, telling you that you have to take action or your Google business listing will be removed? Or maybe even marked as permanently closed? That… (more)

Well(here we go again)s Fargo

In case you missed it, Wells Fargo was recently fined several hundred million dollars by the CFPB for more deceptive behavior. In 2016, you may remember that the financial institution faced big fines for stealing… (more)

Uncle Sam and crypto currency

The taxman is coming for crypto investors,  and coiners are freaking out To say the crypto market is volatile would be an understatement — Bitcoin’s price went from $997 at the beginning of 2017 to… (more)

Important tax fraud alert – IRS

  Important Tax Fraud Alert   The Internal Revenue Service today is alerting financial institutions to the proper handling of erroneous federal tax refunds resulting from an emerging fraud scheme that could affect thousands of… (more)

Mobile banking update

A mobile app update is coming your way We’ve heard your requests and made some changes to the way you gain access to your Mobile Branch App. Gone are the days of having to enter a… (more)

#GivingTuesday

Join the movement & give back As Black Friday and Cyber Monday come to a close, it’s time to kick off the season of giving with #GivingTuesday. #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving, celebrated… (more)

Card Fraud – Did you know?

Did you know? Crooks and “bad guys” have been around from the start of time. Unfortunately, they use their smarts in vicious ways when it comes to defrauding credit and debit cards. We all have… (more)