Keeping your Debit and Credit Cards Safe: How to Spot Fraud

Every day, scam artists target millions of people in an attempt to steal money or confidential banking information. Avoid becoming a victim. Learn how to spot illegal activity.

Be alert for these warning signs:

  • Missing bills or statements
    • You did not receive a bill or statement you expected to receive in the mail.
  • Unexpected charges
    • Unfamiliar charges show up on your credit card, checking, savings or other account.
  • Denied credit
    • You are unexpectedly denied credit or given unfavorable terms.
  • Unsolicited credit cards
    • You receive credit cards that you never applied for.
  • Collection calls
    • Creditors or collection agencies are attempting to collect money for unfamiliar purchases or services.

If you suspect fraud, contact us immediately at 866-746-1011.

PS Bank is a full-service financial institution with branches throughout Northeastern and North Central Pennsylvania.

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