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IT’S TAX TIME Please be aware

People are starting to receive emails from “turbo tax” saying they were going to deduct 455.00 from their account. If they were not the correct customers they needed to open the link and let them (turbo tax) know. NEVER open a link that you are not expecting. Here are five things the scammers often do… Read more »


LCBT has improved the Fraud Center

To better protect our customers from Debit Card fraud, Lapeer County Bank & Trust Co. has improved our alert system for potential fraud. The Fraud Center works 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to safeguard our customers’ accounts from fraudulent debit card activities. The Fraud Center will contact you on our behalf if… Read more »


Mobile Holiday Shopping

How will you be doing your Holiday shopping this year? A report from last month showed that as much as 51% of Americans will do some of their Holiday shopping on their mobile device. While this is a great way to beat the hustle and bustle of the department store, it is not without risk…. Read more »


Keeping yourself safe from phishing threats

Phishing is an e-mail fraud method in which the perpetrator sends out a legitimate-looking email in an attempt to gather personal and financial information from recipients. Typically, the messages appear to come from well known and trustworthy Web sites. Below is a list of ways you can detect a phishing email and avoid them. On… Read more »


Cyber Security

Today’s world is more connected than ever. The Internet touches almost all aspects of everyone’s daily life, whether we realize it or not. Yet, for all its advantages, being constantly plugged in increases the risk of theft, fraud, and abuse. As we become more reliant on modern technology, we also become more vulnerable to cyber attacks… Read more »