Protect Your Identity
|Has Your Information Been Lost or Exposed?
Steps you can take to help protect yourself from identity theft.
|Recovering From Identity Theft
Victim of identity theft? Report identity theft and get a recovery plan.
|Order Your Free Credit Report
The only federally authorized source for your free annual credit reports.
|Avoid Fraudulent Check Scams
Learn how to identify fraudulent checks.
|FDIC Consumer Protection
FDIC offers an online tool to help educate consumers how to better protect their computers and themselves from identity theft, and steps to take if they have been victimized.
|Be Smart Online
Learn how to safely shop online.
Tips To Protect Yourself
|Safeguard Your Financial Information such as checking and credit card numbers, and your Social Security number. Never provide your personal information in response to an unsolicited request.|
|Report Lost or Stolen Checks Immediately. Review new deliveries of checks to make sure none have been stolen in transit.|
|Notify Your Bank of Suspicious Phone Inquiries such as those asking for account information to “verify a statement” or “award a prize”.|
|Shred Financial Solicitations or financial statements before disposing of them.|
|If Regular Bills Fail to Reach You, call the company to find out why.|
|If Your Statements Include Questionable Items, investigate immediately.|
|Avoid Phishing Scams. Never reply directly or click on a link in response to an email that asks for personal or financial information.|