Protecting Your Personal Information
From Online Banking Fraud
FDIC Consumer Alerts
Internet Crime Complaint Center
Federal Trade Commission: National ID Theft Resource
Common Cons...and How to Avoid Them
Ten Simple Things You Can Do to Fight Fraud
FDIC Alert Regarding Counterfeit cashier checks and money orders bearing the name of Dime Bank
Securing your personal and account information is extremely important to us. By practicing good security habits, as recommended by the Federal Trade Commission, you can also help ensure that your private information is protected.
- Never respond to unsolicited requests for your social security number or financial data.
- Shred credit card and ATM receipts before throwing them away.
- Shred any pre-approved credit offers you receive, but don't intend to use.
- Check all credit card and bank statements for accuracy.
- Avoid easy to figure out access and personal identification number (PIN) codes. Never reveal your PIN to anyone.
- Store your card number and PIN separately, and never write your PIN on your card.
- Obtain a copy of your credit report yearly and check it for accuracy. Click here to view the three major credit bureaus.
- Use only secure Web sites when making online purchases. Secure pages begin with "https."
- Pay for online purchases by credit card to assure you get what you pay for and to limit your liability.