As we head into the seasonal shopping period, it is smart to be aware of the fraudsters out there in cyberland, looking for opportunities to steal your
financial information or identity.
On behalf of the entire Flagship Community Bank team, we are pleased to announce that under new ownership, our name will change to Flagship Bank. We are
simplifying our name by removing the word community – but we are not removing the community from our mission.
As a small business, you are aware that online scams can hurt your business reputation and your profitability. Do you know the signs that would flag a
fraud? Have you discussed these with your staff and managers?
Is that last email you received authentic or an attempt to obtain info fraudulently?
A credit freeze is a tool that allows you to restrict access to your credit report, which in turn makes it more difficult for criminals to open a new account
in your name. That’s because most creditors need to see your credit report before they approve a new account. If they can’t look at your report, they
may not extend the credit.
Most people are aware of the dangers that cybercrime presents to both business and individuals, and take necessary steps for protection. But criminals
continue to find new ways to capture your data or hack your company database.
It happens to thousands of people every day. Identity theft and financial fraud are occurring with increased regularity as criminals invent new ways to
get past current security measures. However, it is reassuring to know there are some simple things you can do to minimize your risk.