At Bank First, safeguarding your personal and financial information is a responsibility we take very seriously. However, you should also remain vigilant against potential threats to identity theft.
Please read these simple steps to help protect yourself from becoming a victim:
Protecting Your Identity
Identity theft continues to be one of the fastest growing crimes in the United States. An American falls victim to identity fraud every two seconds. Bank First recommends following these tips to keep your information – and your money – safe.
The FTC provides great tips on "What To Do If Your Identity Is Stolen".
Protecting Yourself Online
Though the internet has many advantages, it can also make users vulnerable to fraud, identity theft and other scams. According to a Norton Cybercrime Report, 378 million adults worldwide were victims of cybercrime in 2013. Bank First recommends the following tips to keep you safe online:
Protecting Your Mobile Device
Your mobile device provides convenient access to your email, bank and social media accounts. Unfortunately, it can potentially provide the same convenient access for criminals. Bank First recommends following these tips to keep your information – and your money – safe.
Protecting Your Business Account
Corporate account takeover is a type of fraud where thieves gain access to a business’ finances to make unauthorized transactions, including transferring funds from the company, creating and adding new fake employees to payroll, and stealing sensitive customer information that may not be recoverable. Bank First recommends following these tips to keep your business safe.
Be extra vigilant in protecting your financial information this holiday season.
If you feel your Bank First Debit, ATM or Credit Card has been compromised, please call your nearest office during business hours.
To report a lost or stolen Debit/ATM Card after normal banking hours, call 1-800-554-8969.
To report a lost or stolen Credit Card after normal banking hours, call 1-855-325-0905.
Debit/ATM PIN numbers can be changed at any of our ATMs located at most of our office locations. To obtain a new card, please contact your nearest office.