The first step to fraud prevention is fraud recognition.
When conducted electronically through your computer, fraud can take many forms and include various tactics. Most importantly, however, they are preventable.
If you know what you are looking for and can begin to identify online fraud, you can begin to protect yourself.
Protecting your financial identity can be as simple as knowing e-mail and phishing scams when you see them, taking the necessary precautions to avoid them, and reporting fraud or identity theft when you find yourself feeling suspicious.
You can also review our Identity Theft FAQs and Fraud Tips for Businesses if you are in doubt about what constitutes fraud and identity theft.
Once you know what you are up against, we can work together to prevent fraud and identity theft. And, in the event you are a victim of either, S&T will be your greatest ally in restoring your financial affairs.