Identity theft is the fraudulent use of personal identifying information. With a victim’s personal information (such as social security number, mother’s maiden name, date of birth or account number), identity thieves will often attempt to open fraudulent new credit card accounts, take over an existing bank account, write checks, or obtain new loans. Be aware of the tactics used by identity thieves, so that you can protect yourself.
Please note that First Community Bank WILL NOT ask you to submit personal of account information via email. For your protection, any response to an email sent to you from First Community Bank should be submitted through our secure website at http://online banking.firstcommunity.net or by phone at 888-780-8391. If you ever receive an email appearing to be from First Community Bank that asks for personal information such as your account number or Social Security number, DO NOT RESPOND to the email. Please notify us immediately at 888-780-8391. First Community Bank WILL NOT contact you by phone or text message to request that you provide personal or account information. Regarding email, internet related, and phone fraudulent schemes, the number on rule is: DO NOT RESPOND! Call or contact First Community Bank and let us know of the unusual email or phone call.
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