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Tag Archives: Fraud

Mar
19

What Every Customer Needs to Know

We are seeing a high volume of fraud that takes place when Online Banking information is given to a non-account holder, leaving the owner responsible for hundreds, sometimes thousands of dollars of debt. Individual Lakestone Bank & Trust login credentials should never be given out to anyone, known or unknown. If someone requests that you… Read more »

Jan
27

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 »

Jun
8

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 »

Nov
23

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 »

Oct
9

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 »