Fraud Alert – Spam Call Warning

2021-08-30T15:04:15+00:00August 30th, 2021|

We take your privacy seriously, and we’re constantly working to protect you from criminal activity. It has come to our attention that fraudsters are impersonating First Southern National Bank by phone, stating the customer needs to take action to prevent account lockout. The fraudsters are using a form of Caller ID spoofing to

Seven Ways to Avoid Child Tax Credit Scams

2021-08-11T13:26:11+00:00July 28th, 2021|

Consider these 7 tips to avoid being the subject of fraudulent activity related to the Child Tax Credit. As monthly child tax credit payments have begun, so have scammers' attempts to use the payments as a way to fraudulently steal money or personal information from families. BE WARY OF CONTACTS Be wary

Stimulus Payment Updates

2021-03-15T15:41:00+00:00March 12th, 2021|

It’s confirmed. Another round of payments that is part of the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package is on its way. To assist those affected, the federal government has approved several rounds of stimulus packages to support Americans during difficult times. The latest bill is part of a $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief, and includes

Seven Scams to be Aware of During the Holiday Season

2020-12-11T15:59:41+00:00December 11th, 2020|

The holidays are a time of giving. Here are some tips to make sure scammers aren't taking advantage of your generosity this Christmas season! Online Shopping Scams Scammers often offer too-good-to-be-true deals through advertisements or phishing e-mails. These schemes often offer brand-name merchandise at extremely low prices. Consumers should avoid untrustworthy sites

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Hanging Up on Unwanted Calls

2020-08-05T14:37:11+00:00August 5th, 2020|

Are you receiving an increase of unwanted calls and texts each day? Unwanted calls – including illegal and spoofed robocalls - are the FCC's top consumer complaints. I knew I wasn’t alone, and the number of unwanted calls and texts that I receive daily continues to increase. Most calls I receive use the same

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