When it comes to bank scams, monitoring and alerts are the first line of defense. In order to keep your accounts secure, you need to be able to spot anyone trying to access them as soon as possible. However, you can take other proactive measures to prevent financial fraud.
The sooner fraud is detected, the less financial impact it will have. Take time to familiarize yourself with some off the most common scams to watch for:
We recommend that you remain vigilant for incidents of fraud or identity theft by reviewing your account statements and free credit reports for any unauthorized activity. You may obtain a copy of your credit report, free of charge, once every 12 months from each of the three nationwide credit reporting companies.
To order your annual free credit report, please visit www.annualcreditreport.com or call toll free at 1-877-322-8228.
Cyber security continues to be an important topic and protecting your information should be a high priority while navigating the digital world. Seacoast Bank understands the importance, which is why we encourage you to check out the tips and advice from stopthinkconnect.org.
Contact us if you suspect fraud on your account(s) or you responded to a suspicious email, text message, or phone call.