Austin Bank is committed to informing customers of local scams and Internet fraud. Below is information about the latest schemes and ways to avoid becoming a victim.
Protecting Yourself Against Email Fraud
Email and Internet Fraud take advantage of the Internet’s unique ability to send email messages worldwide in seconds or post website information that is accessible from anywhere. Identity theft from online scams is one of the fastest growing crimes today.
You should be especially vigilant to these:
Here are some basic safety tips you can implement immediately:
Additional Security and Fraud Information
Internet Fraud - click here to view our brochure on Preventing Identity Theft
ATM Safety - click here to view our ATM Safety brochure
8 Tips for Banking Online Safely and 8 Tips to be More Cybersecure (provided by the Texas Department of Banking and Texas Bankers Association)
Remember: Austin Bank will never send unsolicited emails asking you to verify personal or account information.
For more information on fraud prevention, please visit these websites by clicking the links below: