Scams & Alerts

 

 Scam AlertFDIC Scam Alert

Recently, it has been reported to Waukon State Bank that scammers are sending fraudulent emails that appear to be from the FDIC. The email asks the consumer to click on a link and then input their email address and email password. If you get an email like this – DO NOT click on the link or input any information. The FDIC will NEVER ask a consumer for information of any type.

 Please contact Waukon State Bank if you have any questions.

Cybersecurity Tips Newsletters

Cybersecurity is always on the rise. Click below to stay informed and for tips to keep you protected from cyber threats. 

February 2024 Security Tips Newsletter

At our bank, we want to do everything possible to protect you, our valued customer, from becoming the victim of a scam.  There are many ways you can protect yourself from becoming the victim of a scam.  Information on how the scam artists operate can greatly reduce your chances of becoming a victim.  Here is some helpful information.  Always contact us at the bank anytime you feel a situation could be a scam.  We are here to help!

Local Scams that could affect you

Alert on your Credit report

How to Place a Fraud Alert on your Credit

Annual Credit Report

How to get an annual credit report

Equifax Data Breach

In 2017, Equifax, one of the major credit reporting agencies, announced that it experienced a serious data breach from mid-May through July 2017.  Our bank does not report consumer information to Equifax, but as a consumer, you could still be affected.

Please click on the button below to learn more about the Equifax breach to determine if you have been affected and how to help protect your information from being misused.

Equifax Web Site

Fight Identity Theft

Identity Theft can be a serious problem,  please click on the button below to learning more information from the Federal Trade Commission for the consumer on Identity Theft.

IDENTITY THEFT INFORMATION FROM FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION

 Do Not Call List

Phone calls from unwanted telemarketers can be annoying as well as dangerous if they are asking for personal information.  Click below to learn about the "Do Not Call List"

Sign up for Do Not Call List

 

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