Capital Bank Security - Protect Your Identity, Prevent Bank Fraud
The New Jersey Department of Banking & Insurance also has helpful information on their website about preventing identity theft.
Common Sense Can Keep Your Identity Intact
We are committed to the prevention of bank fraud and the protection of our customers’ identities. You can help the bank and yourself by following common sense rules and procedures:
- Don’t give personal information to
unauthorized strangers; protect your Social Security number and
your driver’s license information.
- Write your checks carefully;
don’t allow space for someone to make an alteration.
- Report stolen
- Protect personal information. Place your checks in a
secure place in your home; don’t leave checks or identity information
in your car or any other easily accessible place.
- Destroy old
- Notify the bank of your intent to close an account.
you realize that you are not receiving customary mail such as
bank statements, credit card bills, motor vehicle renewals, your
identity may be compromised. Inform the bank immediately.
- Don’t carelessly
discard old records that can be retrieved intact; shred them.
vigilant! If you suspect that your identity has been compromised,
report your concern to the bank at once.
- Beware of prying eyes
when using the ATM (see
our ATM Safety Tips) or completing a
deposit slip. Your PIN or account number can be seen and stolen.
- Report any robbery, break-in,
personal loss or purse-snatching; even if valuables are recovered,
there is always the possibility that vital data could have been
- When a teller asks a question such as “in what branch do you usually bank?”or“what is your mother’s maiden name?” please cooperate. Such questions will help them verify your identity in case it has been stolen by someone else.
Prevention is the key to controlling bank fraud and the devastating harm caused by identity theft. Join with the bank in safe-guarding your assets and ensuring your peace of mind.
If you become a victim, please report the circumstances to law enforcement authorities and to the credit bureaus to the right.
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