Protect Yourself from Identity Theft and Credit/Debit Card Fraud
Protecting your personal and financial information is essential to us. First Security Bank of Nevada, N.A. uses Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology to encrypt your personal information such as user IDs, passwords and account information over the Internet. Your browser will decode any encrypted information we send you.
Protect Your Privacy
We have been notified of several Internet scams requesting personal banking information. PLEASE DO NOT RESPOND to any calls or emails of this type. First Security Bank of Nevada, N.A. will never NEVER ask for your account information via email, telephone call, or direct mail. If you have any questions about a request you receive, please contact us ASAP. We want to help you PROTECT YOUR PRIVACY!
To report fraud on your First Security Bank of Nevada, N.A. account or if you have questions, call a First Security Bank of Nevada, N.A. Customer Service Specialist at (713) 439-3900. Contact one of the three major credit bureaus to place fraud alert on your credit report, as well as a victim's statement asking the creditors call you before opening new accounts or charging existing ones.You can review credit reports at www.annualcreditreport.com or by calling 877-322-8228.
Equifax (800) 525-6285
Experian (888) 397-3742
TransUnion (800) 680-7289
As required by law, the selected credit bureau will report the information to the other two bureaus for you.
You should also:
- File a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission at www.ftc.gov/idtheft or call the Identify Theft hotline, toll free, at 877-IDTHEFT (438-4338).
- Contact creditors for any accounts that have been affected.
- Always follow up with a letter and keep copies of everything.
- Close affected accounts and assign passwords to new ones.
External Links with Important Information About Identity Theft and Fraud
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
Internet pirates are trying to steal your personal information. Learn how the FDIC recommends you protect yourself.
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on Identity Theft
Immediate steps to take if you feel your identity has been compromised.
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on credit card fraud
How to protect yourself against credit card fraud, and what to do if you believe it's happened to you.
Government and Technology Industry
How to avoid scams, protect your kids online, secure your computer - and be smart.
Social Security Fraud Reporting
Use this online form to report allegations of fraud, waste, and abuse concerning SSA programs and operations.
US Postal Inspectors Mail Fraud Information
U.S. Postal Inspectors investigate any crime in which the U.S. Mail is used to further a scheme, whether it originated in the mail, by telephone, or on the Internet.
National Consumers League
All about phishing; how it works, how to protect yourself, and where to go for help.
VISA provides your account with multiple layers of security protection. Here's what you need to know to avoid becoming a victim.