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22 West Main Street
P.O. Box 246
Waukon, Iowa 52172
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|Scams & Alerts
It seems in todays world of increasing technology, there are more and more scams. There are many ways in which a scam artist can operate, but they always have one goal in mind, which is to take your hard-earned money.
At Waukon State Bank, we want to do everything possible to protect you, our valued customer, from becoming a victim of a scam. There are many ways you can protect yourself from becoming a victim of a scam. Please click below for more information on how to protect yourself from a potential scam.
Local Scams these are things that are happening in our community.
Take Charge: Fighting back against Identity Theft This is information from the Federal Trade Commission for the consumer on Identity Theft.
Fight Identity Theft This is information from the Federal Trade Commission for the consumer on Identity Theft.
Consumer Alerts from the FDIC on Phishing Scams this type of fraud called Phishing as in fishing for confidential information refers to a scam that asks customer for personal information through e-mail.
Spam e-mail This is information from the Federal Trade Commission for the consumer on Spam e-mail.
Do Not Call List Use this web site to register your home phone number or cell phone number so telemarketers cannot call your phone number. You may also register your phone number by calling toll-free 1-888-382-1222. You must call the number from the phone number you are registering. The registration is free.
Credit Bureau It is important to check your credit bureau report periodically to check for accuracy. This is an excellent way to spot any unauthorized activity that could have resulted from identity theft.