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Scammers Can Fake Caller ID Info

Scammers are using fake caller ID information to trick you into thinking they are someone local, someone you trust – like a government agency or police department, or a company you do business with – like your bank or cable provider. The practice is called caller ID spoofing, and scammers don’t care whose phone number they use.

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Fraudulent Phone Calls: Banks Never Ask That

If you receive a call from someone who identifies as a PS Bank representative and they ask you to purchase gift cards, remember - banks never ask that.
Stay alert when it comes to fraudulent communication.
When in doubt, give us a call at 866-746-1011.

Romance Dating Scams

Millions of people turn to online dating apps or social networking sites to meet someone. But instead of finding romance, many find a scammer trying to trick them into sending money. Read about the stories romance scammers make up and learn the #1 tip for avoiding a romance scam.

Learn more about how to avoid these scams from the  by clicking here.

COVID-19 Loan Forgiveness Resources

PS Bank continues to accept submission of PPP forgiveness applications for existing PPP loans using the forms and links below. Please utuilize the documents below and contact your lender or for assistance. Please visit our COVID-19 Update page for detailed payroll document information.

Links to instructions and forms for loans over $50,000:
SBA Form 3508EZ Instructions
SBA Form 3508EZ Forgiveness Application
SBA Form 3508 Instructions
SBA Form 3508 Forgiveness Application

If your PPP Loan was $50,000 or less:
SBA Form 3508S Instructions
SBA Form 3508S Forgiveness Application

Please submit your documentation to your lender.

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COVID-19: Beware Fraudulent Activity and Scams

As PS Bank works diligently to ensure the health and safety of all customers, please review the resources below to stay financially healthy and secure.

Scammer Can Fake Caller ID Info
Scammers are using fake caller ID information to trick you into thinking they are someone local, someone you trust – like a government agency or police department, or a company you do business with – like your bank or cable provider. The practice is called caller ID spoofing, and scammers don’t care whose phone number they use. One scammer recently used the phone number of an FTC employee... Read More.

Division of Consumer and Business Education, FTC.


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What is this form?

To help the government fight financial crime, Federal regulation requires certain financial institutions to obtain, verify, and record information about the beneficial owners of legal entity customers. Legal entities can be abused to disguise involvement in terrorist financing, money laundering, tax evasion, corruption, fraud, and other financial crimes. Requiring the disclosure of key individuals who own or control a legal entity (i.e., the beneficial owners) helps law enforcement investigate and prosecute these crimes.

Who has to complete this form?

This form must be completed by the person opening a new account on behalf of a legal entity with any of the following U.S. financial institutions: (i) a bank or credit union; (ii) a broker or dealer in securities; (iii) a mutual fund; (iv) a futures commission merchant; or (v) an introducing broker in commodities. 

For the purposes of this form, a legal entity includes a corporation, limited liability company, or other entity that is created by a filing of a public document with a Secretary of State or similar office, a general partnership, and any similar business entity formed in the United States or a foreign country. Legal entity does not include sole proprietorships, unincorporated associations, or natural persons opening accounts on their own behalf.

What information do I have to provide?

This form requires you to provide the name, address, date of birth and Social Security number (or passport number or other similar information, in the case of foreign persons) for the following individuals (i.e., the beneficial owners):

(i) Each individual, if any, who owns, directly or indirectly, 25 percent or more of the equity interests of the legal entity

customer (e.g., each natural person that owns 25 percent or more of the shares of a corporation); and

(ii) An individual with significant responsibility for managing the legal entity customer (e.g., a Chief Executive Officer,

Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Managing Member, General Partner, President, Vice President, or


The number of individuals that satisfy this definition of "beneficial owner" may vary. Under section (i), depending on the factual circumstances, up to four individuals (but as few as zero) may need to be identified. Regardless of the number of individuals identified under section (i), you must provide the identifying information of one individual under section (ii). It is possible that in some circumstances the same individual might be identified under both sections (e.g., the President of Acme, Inc. who also holds a 30% equity interest). Thus, a completed form will contain the identifying information of at least one individual (under section (ii)), and up to five individuals (i.e., one individual under section (ii) and four 25 percent equity holders under section (i)).

The financial institution will also ask to see a copy of a driver's license or other identifying document for each beneficial owner listed on this form.

Dushore Dollars Sweepstakes

*Contest Extended to June 30th*

Official Rules

  • No purchase or bank transaction is necessary to enter or win.
  • Eligibility for Giveaway: All PS Bank customers and prospective customers, who are not employed by PS Bank and are not immediate family members of those employed by PS Bank, who stop into the branch to learn about easy switching from current bank to PS Bank prior to June 30, 2021, together with manual entrants as provided herein. One entry per person. Participation is limited to individuals who are 18 years or older and U.S. residents. By submitting an entry, you agree to be bound by these official rules. The Promotion period ends on June 30, 2021, and applies to entries actually received by PS Bank through this date. Employees of PS Bank and their immediate family members residing in a single household are not eligible. Winner will be notified by PS Bank. If prize is unclaimed by July 14, 2021, an alternate winner will be chosen.
  • Prize: PS Bank will award two (2) $250.00 Visa gift cards.
  • Entry and eligibility for this prize promotion is based upon: One entry for each person through the end of the promotion period. All entries will be entered in the drawing to win this prize upon receipt of a written entry on a 3 x 5 piece of paper setting forth the participant’s name, address, telephone number, and email address. One entry per person; no photocopied or mechanically reproduced entries accepted; PS Bank is not responsible for lost, late or misdirected, incomplete or postage-due entries. If there are multiple parties listed on an account, entry will be based on the first party named on the account in question regardless whether the account is a multiple party account. To claim the prize, all winners must sign and return a release and an affidavit of eligibility and publicity release to PS Bank at 76 Church Street, Wyalusing, PA 18853 within 14 days of notification or prize will, upon PS Bank’s discretion, be forfeited. The prize will be awarded only if entrants comply with these Official Rules. No cash or other consideration will be paid and winners are responsible for any applicable taxes or other expenses related to any prize awarded.
  • Void where prohibited by law. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
  • By accepting the prize, winner consents to the use of his/her name and photograph or likeness for advertising and promotional services without compensation.
  • Prize winner is responsible for all federal, state, local or other taxes or other assessments that may be associated with or imposed upon the winner in this promotion.
  • Release of Claims: Winner, members of any winner household, relatives and persons who use any prize awarded by PS Bank, and such persons, heirs, assigns, executors, and administrators release and exempt PS Bank and its directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all claims, actions, demands, and damages which they have now or any time in the future arising from use of the prize, including personal injury and death.
  • The name of the winner will be posted on PS Bank’s website. It may also be posted at all PS Bank branches and in other informational resources.
  • Winner will be selected in a random drawing from among the eligible entrants received by June 30, 2021. The selection of prize winner hereunder will be final. Odds of winning depend upon the number entries received.
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