While there are different variations of identity theft, it is essentially the act of using another person’s identity to commit fraud or theft. Without a person’s knowledge, identity thieves will obtain names, addresses, Social Security numbers, financial institution account numbers, and other personal information. With this type of information, identity thieves can take over a another person’s financial accounts, apply for loans, credit cards and other services, purchase vehicles, cell phones, and so on.
With today’s technology it is important that you take steps to protect your information online. While we take strong measures to ensure the security of your financial transactions and the confidentiality of your information, it is extremely important that you also take precautions to ensure that your information remains safe and secure. We advise customers to read about these topics and follow the recommended safe computing practices.
Internet Banking Risks and Protections
First Community Bank always strives to secure your data and continuously maintains our security to protect your information. Regulation E provides some protections to you as a consumer and customer of First Community Bank. Follow the link below for more information about these risks and protections.