Warning of Phishing attack that appears to be from the FDIC February 16, 2012 Beware of a new email phishing attack where the perpetrator claims to be the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). Read More »
Protecting your personal information is a top priority. In addition to utilizing cutting edge technology and following stringent guidelines for how we handle your information, we also want to share useful information with you, which is why we created this Security Center. Learning what steps you can take to protect yourself is your best defense against becoming a victim of a crime or scam.
Here in our Security Center you’ll find tips and best-practices on protecting your personal information, including identity theft, phishing, and many topics.
If you receive a suspicious email, phone call or other contact related to your banking relationship with us, check our Security Alerts. Here we post details about attempted banking scams. If you don’t see what you’re looking for here, please contact any AmericanWest Bank location so we can immediately verify if the communication you received is authentic.
QUICK TIP: A great resource is OnGuardOnline.gov. This reliable source provides practical tips that can assist you with preventing internet fraud, securing your computer and protecting your personal information. The site is maintained by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) with significant contributions from the technology industry and other reliable, select partners.
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