Data Security

Beware of Scammers Asking for Your Online Banking Credentials

Whether it is an offer for a job, a loan, or even a friend claiming that they want to send you money, never share your online banking information. Anyone asking for your username or password to your online banking does not have your best interests at heart and is an indicator of a scam. Additionally, never share the authentication code sent to your phone via text message or a phone call. This is sent as a result of an attempted login to your online banking. When shared, it allows a scammer to log in as well. Doing so will typically lead to a compromise of your account information and subsequent fraudulent charges. If you find yourself in a situation where you have shared these credentials, contact your financial institution immediately.