Fraud Alerts

Liberty Bank is committed to keeping its customers informed and giving them the tools to recognize scams and fraud as the fraudsters get increasingly better at hiding in the shadows.

If you suspect suspicious activity, always report your concerns by contacting your local branch.

Liberty Bank Tips for Equifax Data Breach— September 12, 2017

Equifax ─ one of our nation's three major credit reporting bureaus ─ announced last week that it had been breached. Hackers accessed personal information from over 143 million Americans, including their social security numbers, birth dates, addresses, and in some cases, driver's license numbers. In addition, credit card numbers for more than 200,000 people appear to have been stolen.

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Anthem Inc. Breach— March 3, 2015

Anthem announced Feb. 4 that hackers broke into the company's database and gained access to names, birthdays, medical IDs/Social Security numbers, street addresses, e-mail addresses and employment information, including income data.

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Sophisticated Phishing Campaign Identified — March 10, 2014

Liberty Bank has become aware of a sophisticated phishing scheme that generates a popup message while users are logged into online banking. This is not specific to Liberty Bank's Online Banking product, and can appear when logged into any online banking site.

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BBB Issues Nationwide Warning — July 5th, 2012

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) has issued a nationwide warning about a new scam claiming that President Obama will pay consumers' utility bills through a federal program.

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New Phishing Campaign Identified — March 4th, 2011

Researchers from AppRiver, an email security vendor, have identified a new phishing campaign that targets merchant accounts from a payment processing vendor called First Data. First Data is an Atlanta-based provider of online and on-site payment solutions which caters to merchants, financial institutions and government agencies.

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FDIC Fraudulent Email Scam

Residents in the River Bend area and across the country are receiving emails supposedly from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, or the FDIC, informing them that their bank has failed and the FDIC has seized assets of the bank. The customers are then instructed to download a program to determine their insurance coverage of their funds.

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