According to FTC.gov, imposter scams come in many varieties, but work the same way; a scammer pretends to be someone you trust to convince you to send them money. Click here to access educational videos from the FTC regarding imposter scams and how to stay safe!
Consumers are getting more and more unsolicited robocalls. As the number of these calls has multiplied, so have the number of complaints reported to the FTC, state and local law enforcement agencies, and consumer organizations across the country. Click here to access the full article!
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6 Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Finances
The American Bankers Association recommends these six tips to help consumers organize their finances:
3 Most Popular Scams Targeting Seniors
According to the National Council on Aging, below are the 3 most popular scams for 2019:
ACH Industry Tips
As part of the ongoing support given to ACH Business customers, The First periodically provides information about security and ACH Rule changes. For a newsletter containing helpful tips and information, including a recap of 2018 ACH rule changes, please click here.
Resource for Identity Theft Victims
The Federal Trade Commission has announced the launch of the website, www.IdentityTheft.gov, a resource that makes it easier for victims to report and recover from identity theft. This website provides an interactive checklist that walks people through the recovery process and helps them understand which recovery steps should be taken upon learning their identity has been stolen. It also provides sample letters, specialized tips for specific forms of identity theft, and advice for people who have been notified that their personal information was exposed in a data breach. A Spanish version of the site is also available.