Every day, thousands of people fall victim to fraudulent emails, texts, and calls from scammers pretending to be their bank. We want to change that. Premier Community Bank with the ABA, are working to raise awareness among our customers of best practices for phishing defense. Below are some helpful tips to educate and protect yourself from phishing scams.
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Banks will never send you a text or email that asks you to click a suspicious link.
If you think an email, text, or call might be a scam, play it safe. Just hang up and call the number on the back of your card.
Fraudulent texts and emails often have typos. Real banks use spell check.
Got an email, text, or phone call that claims to be from your bank, but is asking for your PIN or password? #BanksNeverAskThat. Just hang up and call the number on the back of your card.
Scam emails, texts, and calls may pressure or even threaten you to respond. #BanksNeverAskThat. Just ignore them, and call your bank directly.
Click below for more tips and information to combat phishing.
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Test your phishing knowledge by playing the game Scam City- will you escape with your cash intact?
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