Scams and Alerts

Kerndt Brothers Bank is committed to safeguarding all of our customers’ information. We also feel it is very important to provide you with information to help protect yourself from consumer scams, email fraud, credit fraud and identity theft to name a few. Please check in with this section frequently as the information provided below may change.

Avoid Online Scams - Use these tips to help avoid common online scams.

10 Scams Targeting Bank Customers [2017] - Learn about the new scams for 2017 and how to protect your personal information and your money.

Children's Online Safety - The Internet has drastically changed the way that children interact with the world. These FTC resources can help adults educate kids about safe and secure online use.

Consumer Alerts - These include reports of suspicious or fraudulent activity involving banking consumers or products.

Do Not Call List - The National Do Not Call Registry gives you the option to opt out of telemarketing calls at home or on your cell phone.

Identity Theft - This is the federal government's one-stop resource to help you report and recover from identity theft.

What To Do If Your Identity Has Been Stolen - If you have had your identity stolen, the FTC has provided an ultimate guide for just what to do.

Free Annual Credit Report - This is an excellent resource to help you spot any unauthorized activity or potential identity theft. It is important to check your credit report periodically for accuracy.

Corporate Account Takeover (CATO): Fraud Advisory For Businesses - Corporate Account Takeover is a type of business identity theft in which a criminal entity steals a company’s valid online banking credentials. This free resource explains the corporate account take over issue and lists ways to protect, detect, and respond to threats.

Corporate Account Takeover (CATO): Ten Cybersecurity Tips for Small Businesses

Corporate Account Takeover (CATO): Sound Business Practices for Companies to Mitigate Account Takeover