Sadly, when tragedies happen, con-artists and thieves take advantage of the kind-hearted.
In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, we have seen an increase in malicious emails and websites targeting those who want to lend a helping hand. Please be wary of those seeking to exploit your interest to help those impacted by Hurricane Harvey.
Exercise caution in handling any email with subject line, attachments, or hyperlinks related to Hurricane Harvey, even if it appears to be sent from a trusted source. Fraudulent emails often contain links or attachments that direct users to phishing or malware-infected websites. Emails requesting donations from deceitful charitable organizations commonly appear after major natural disasters.
Use care when encountering these types of email messages and take the following preventative measures to protect yourselves from phishing scams and malware campaigns:
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IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT PROCEDURES FOR OPENING A NEW ACCOUNT
To help the government fight the funding of terrorism and money laundering activities, Federal law requires all financial Banks to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person who opens an account.
What this means for you:
When you open an account, we will ask for your name, address, date of birth, and other information that will allow us to identify you. We must also ask to see your driver’s license or other identifying documents.
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