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2022 Fraud Awareness and Prevention Forum Resources 

Recap from Information Security Officer, Michaela McCoy

Todd Renner's Presentation

Fraud Awareness

Fraud is rampant online, making it crucial that you protect your personal information. One of the first lines of defense is simply understanding the types of scams and traps fraudsters tend to use. Click on the links below to learn about current scams.

How to Avoid a Scam

Money Mule Scams

Online Dating Scams

With KnowBe4, it’s easy to learn about common fraud tactics. From phishing to malware, this resource offers a great rundown of what to watch out for online.

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Protect Yourself Online

We will never email, call or otherwise ask you for your username, password or other electronic banking credentials

Protect yourself by implementing the following controls like:

  • Making sure you choose an adequate username and password that mixes upper and lower-case letters, numbers and special characters
  • Safeguarding your username and password information
  • Having current anti-malware and anti-virus software
  • Making sure you have a firewall in place when conducting your financial transactions
  • Logging off the system when you’re done conducting business
  • Monitoring your account activity on a regular basis
  • Setting up alerts to inform you if your account falls below a certain balance

Website Security Notice

Altamaha Bank and Trust Company maintains strict security standards and procedures regarding unauthorized access to customer information.

We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with federal guidelines to guard your nonpublic personal information against unauthorized access or use. Our employees are subject to a corporate code of ethics and other policies that require maintaining the confidentiality of customer information.

We use industry-standard technology and procedures that allows us to properly authenticate your identity when you access our Online Banking services and protect your information as it traverses the Internet between your PC and our Online Banking System. If we have reason to suspect that an unauthorized individual is trying to access your account through Online Banking, we will contact you at the phone number on file before continued access is allowed. Please keep your contact information current. You can update your phone numbers via Online Banking or contact us at (912) 537-1921.

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