What to Look For to Avoid Online Scams
Article By: American Bankers Association
Every day, thousands of people fall victim to fraudulent emails, texts, and calls from scammers pretending to be their bank. And in this time of expanded use of online banking, the problem is only growing worse.
Online scams aren't so scary when you know what to look for. And at SFB, we're committed to helping you spot them as an extra layer of protection for your account.
We want every bank customer to become a pro at spotting a phishing scam-and stop bank impostors in their tracks. It starts with these four words: Banks Never Ask That. Because when you know what sounds suspicious, you'll be less likely to be fooled.
For tips on how to keep phishing criminals at bay, including videos, an interactive quiz, and more, visit www.BanksNeverAskThat.com.
WHAT'S YOUR SCAM SCORE?
Take five minutes to become a scamspotter pro by taking the #BanksNeverAskThat quiz at www.BanksNeverAskThat.com. Share your score with your friends and family and encourage them to test their scam savviness, too. The more scamspotters out there, the harder it is for phishing criminals to catch their next victim!