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on how to keep yourself protected:
 

IDENTITY THEFT
TIPS TO PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL IDENTITY


Account fraud or identity theft occurs when a person gains access to your personal information, (your bank account number or Social Security number, for example) and then uses this information for illegal purposes – or to withdraw money from your account.

Here are some tips to protect your personal identity:

PROTECTING INFORMATION
KEEP YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION PRIVATE


Do not share passwords or login credentials with others. You should also be cautious when sharing personal information, such as your Social Security Number (SSN) and Debit Card PIN. American Savings Bank will never initiate an email, cell phone text message or phone call and ask you to reveal any private information, including your account information. For best practice, memorize ATM card PIN and Online Banking login credentials. Do not write or keep your PIN in an easily found place.
 

How to keep your personal information private:

AVOIDING FRAUD
KNOW THE BAD STUFF

In today's world, providing personal information online is a commonplace activity. However, one of the risks of doing so is being affected by a data breach - the release of personally identifiable, confidential information.

Here are some ways you can protect yourself and your information:

The FDIC offers these guides for your protection:

Cybersecurity Guide for Financial Institution Customers:
Offers tips on protecting and maintaining computer systems, mobile devices, and connections to the Internet.
Cybersecurity Guide for Businesses
Focuses on the cybersecurity needs of commercial customers and includes information on safeguarding systems and data, and things to consider in a networked environment.

Additional Resources:

Federal Bureau of Investigations >
Federal Trade Commission >
Fraud and Scams >