Credit card Skimming devices found at Casey's General Store
Casey's General Stores, Inc. has confirmed that credit card skimming devices have been found at six of its stores in Nebraska and one in Iowa. Head to https://www.myidcare.com/caseys to get more information and updates from Casey's.
This incident further cements the need to be diligently on the look out for fraud. First State Bank strongly suggests customers to check their accounts daily to avoid potential fraud and money losses.
eAlerts provided by First State Bank are a great way to keep an eye on your accounts. Online banking customers can customize alerts to be sent out via email or text when certain criteria are met; low balances, large deposits/withdrawals, etc. Login to your online banking and click on the eAlerts hyperlink located at the homepage to get started.
For further card security and fraud protection tips head to http://www.webroot.com/blog/2015/10/23/tips-for-card-security-and-fraud-protection/
Customers may contact the three major credit reporting agencies to purchase a copy of their credit report and obtain information about fraud alerts and security freezes: Equifax (800-685-1111, P.O. Box 740241, Atlanta, GA 30374, www.equifax.com); Experian (888-397-3742, P.O. Box 9532, Allen, TX 75013, www.experian.com); or Transunion (800-680-7289, P.O. Box 2000, Chester, PA 19022, www.transunion.com). A free copy is available once every 12 months at www.annualcreditreport.com, by calling 877-322-8228 or by completing an Annual Credit Report Request Form and mailing it to Annual Credit Report Request Service, P.O. Box 105281, Atlanta, GA 30348.
To report incidents of suspected identity theft, and obtain information about fraud alerts and security freezes, Customers may contact the Federal Trade Commission by visiting www.consumer.gov/idtheft, calling 877-438-4338 or by mail at 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington DC 20580. Customers may also contact their state attorney general or local law enforcement.
Posted on Thu, October 29, 2015
by 1st State Bank