Citizens Bancshares Corporation

09/29/2020 | News release | Distributed by Public on 09/29/2020 10:21

Can You Spot a Phishing Scam?

Can You Spot a Phishing Scam?

Every day, thousands of people fall victim to fraudulent emails, texts and calls from scammers pretending to be their bank. And in this time of expanded use of online banking, the problem is only growing worse. In fact, the Federal Trade Commission's 2019 report on fraud estimates that American consumers lost a staggering $1.48 billion to these 'phishing' scams in 2018 alone. Imagine where we are in 2020.

It's time to put scammers in their place.

Online scams aren't so scary when you know what to look for. At Citizens Trust Bank, we're committed to helping you spot them as an extra layer of protection for your account. Celebrating National Cybersecurity Month - In October we will spotlight ways, tips and strategies you can use to protect yourself against online scams.

Learn more of what's in store at our Phishing FAQs.

Visit us online all month to learn more.