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Identity Theft is the most popular and profitable form of consumer fraud. It occurs when someone uses your personal information such as your name, Social Security Number, credit card number, or other identifying information, without your permission to commit fraud or other crimes.
The Cecilian Bank continually makes investments in state-of-the-art online banking security to ensure we protect the confidentiality of every customer’s online information and to provide the utmost security of every user.
Vishing scams target consumers by “spoofing” text or voicemail messages that ask you to call a phone number and give your personal information. Here’s how it works:
Smishing is when consumers’ cell phones and other mobile devices are targeted with mobile spam. The spam, or text messages, attempt to trick consumers into providing personal information. Here’s how it works:
Lottery/Sweepstakes scams target consumers by a notification, which arrives through the mail, by email, or by an unsolicited telephone call. Here’s how it works:
Check Overpayment scams target consumers who sell items through an online auction site or a classified ad. Here’s how it works:
Phishing scams target consumers by “spoofing” emails and websites. Here’s how it works:
To protect yourself from going to a spoofed website, always type www.thececilianbank.com into your browser when you log in to your Online Banking account with The Cecilian Bank instead of clicking a link in an email.
One of the newest schemes by fraudsters involves spoofing bank error messages. Here’s how it works:
Before making any large cash transactions, learn about other types of scams designed to disconnect you from your money. Click the link below for more information.
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