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Category: Keep Your Money Safe

July 05, 2019

5 Simple Tips to Protect Your Business Checking Account

Your quarterly account reconciliation is off. You’ve rechecked the figures, but profits are nowhere near what you’d projected. As you lean back in your chair, you recall that last quarter’s financials also showed a slight dip in revenue. Last time, you dismissed it as an accounting error. However, this time, the difference is significant. A possible explanation is one that some businesses are hesitant to consider: Fraud.

March 26, 2019

How Can I Protect Myself from Debit Card Fraud?

Imagine opening your bank statement and seeing debit card transactions you never made on your checking account. While the realization that your debit card has been compromised begins to sink in, you also notice that these unauthorized transactions have caused your account to become overdrawn.

March 26, 2019

Social Security Awareness: Quick Tips

Your Social Security number is an extremely important piece of personal information. These numbers are used to open new credit cards, to acquire loans and in some cases, to establish new identities. Because of this, criminals and scammers work very hard to steal Social Security numbers.

March 25, 2019

Business Online Banking Best Practices

Accessing business accounts over the Internet is not just a convenience; it is a necessity in today’s fast-paced business environment. At Ephrata National Bank, we are invested in protecting our customer’s financial information and look forward to partnering with you to assist in safeguarding your online identity.

March 12, 2019

Protect Yourself from ATM Skimming

Recent news reports about skimming devices being placed on area ATMs have many ENB customers asking what they can do to protect their account funds. Fortunately, there are several proactive steps you can take when using an ATM and ways you can monitor your account to assist in determining if your card has been compromised.

October 10, 2018

5 Ways to Protect Your Small Business from Corporate Account Takeover

Corporate account takeover is a type of fraud where thieves gain access to a business’ finances to make unauthorized transactions, including transferring funds from the company, creating and adding new fake employees to payroll, and stealing sensitive customer information that may not be recoverable. Ephrata National Bank recommends following these tips to keep your small business safe.

June 21, 2018

7 Tips to Avoid Online Fraud

Every year, millions of consumers fall victim to cybercrime. According to the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center, in 2014, consumers lost more than $800 million from scams initiated through the web. In recognition of Internet Safety Month in June, Ephrata National Bank is highlighting seven tips to help consumers protect themselves from online fraud.

February 28, 2018

The 7 Tips to Prevent Tax ID Fraud

With the 2018 tax season underway, all customers should take extra precaution when filing their return to prevent their exposure to tax fraud.

February 16, 2016

Avoiding the Pitfalls of Tax Scams

W2’s and year-end tax information forms have arrived and the tax season is now well underway. As you begin to gather your information to file your taxes, it’s important to remain cautious and vigilant in order to protect yourself from the countless scams and tricks criminals are employing to acquire your identity or assets illegally.

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