What is Identity Theft?
Identity theft is taking of a victims identity, usually with the intent to obtain credit or steal money.
A stolen identity could allow a fraudster to:
What do I need to know about Identity Theft?
You should be aware of some common tactics used to gain your personal information. These tactics change and evolve, so we direct you to the web-sites below to obtain the most current information. Please visit their sites by clicking on the following links:
What steps can I take to help protect my identity?
When should I contact Bank of Grand Lake?
Please let us know if you have a question or concern about the security of your relationship with us.
If you ever have reason to believe the security of your account number, online account access ID, password, Visa debit card or credit card has been compromised, please contact us immediately.
Contact us immediately if you have been approached online, on the phone or even in person by someone representing Bank of Grand Lake, trying to gain access to your personal information and have reason to suspect the encounter was not official Bank of Grand Lake business. Bank of Grand Lake will never ask you for personal information via the internet or email.
What should I do if I suspect my identity has been stolen?
As soon as you believe you have become a victim of Identity Theft you can refer to the Federal Trade Commission or Better Business Bureau websites for additional support including steps necessary for reporting Identity Theft.
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