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  • Be Safe Shopping Online

    December 11, 2018

    Tags: Fraud & Identity Theft
    Cyber Monday may be over, but that doesn’t mean you should be any less careful when shopping online. Before you buy that "must have" item on your holiday list, make sure to do everything you can to avoid becoming a victim of cybercrime: 1.  Secure mobile devices and computers. Keep the operating system and application software updated/patched on all of your computers and mobile devices. Also be sure to check that any antivirus/antispyware software installed is running and receiving automatic updates.…
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  • 3 Tips to Protect Your Identity Online

    October 25, 2018

    Tags: Fraud & Identity Theft
    3 Tips to Protect Your Identity Online by Spencer Carver Can you believe it’s already been one year since the Equifax data breach?  The final number of affected American consumers reached nearly 148 million adults!  In a nutshell, that is a “massive” breach.  The overall impact hit both consumers and small business owners. Even though steps have been taken to resolve and restore those affected, this does not change the fact that private consumer data is still out there.  Here are three tips to…
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  • Let's STOP Identity Theft and Fraud In It's Tracks

    October 3, 2018

    Tags: Fraud & Identity Theft
    Fraud and Identity Theft continues to rise, and each year, fraudsters and identity thieves find new ways to obtain or compromise your valuable account information and take your money. So, consider these tips to STOP fraud and identity theft in it’s tracks.   S – Secure all important documents and passwords, and when the time comes, Shred your outdated documents. T – Think before you click on that link, give someone your personal information or send them your hard-earned dollars.  Ask yourself,…
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  • Beware of fraudulent calls and texts for PIN changes

    June 29, 2018

    Tags: Fraud & Identity Theft
    We’ve been informed that members are receiving calls and texts regarding a PIN change on their card.  When the member calls the phone number that’s referenced in the call or text, they are asked to input their full card number.  These calls and texts are not coming from Embark and are not legitimate.  Please remember: We already have your card number on file, so we will never ask you for your card number. In the event you receive a call or text from our 24/7 Fraud Center verifying a suspicious…
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