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How to Send Money with Zelle® Safely

How to Send Money with Zelle® Safely

Located conveniently in your NebraskaLand Bank app, Zelle® enables you to send and receive money with friends and family, wherever they bank in the U.S. Follow these easy tips to use Zelle® safely:

1. Only send money to those you know and trust

2. Beware of payment scams

3. Treat Zelle® like cash

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Understanding Social Engineering

Understanding Social Engineering

With our reliance on technology, it is important to keep yourself informed to avoid falling victim of fraud. Chances are you have already been a target of a cybercriminal or fraudster.  One common type of fraud is referred to as Social Engineering.  Social engineering is a technique used to manipulate a victim into disclosing information or taking a specific action. Fraudsters will communicate with an intended target by saying they are from a trusted organization or financial institution.  They may even impersonate someone the target knows.

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Comm(unity) Shred Day

Comm(unity) Shred Day

Save the date and bring your shred for our Community Shred Day, Tuesday, May 10, 2022 from 10:30 am – 1:30 pm. This event offers shredding services for personal documents such as bills, banking statements, credit card offers, and more. We will be serving hotdogs for lunch, along with collecting a free will donation for Ray Lovato Recycling Center.

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Pandemic Causing Rise in Fraud

Pandemic Causing Rise in Fraud

Over the past few months, criminals have developed a new set of fraud schemes in an attempt to profit off the pandemic crisis. We want to share some of the specific tactics we have seen to help you spot the signs of pandemic-related fraud. At Commerce Bank of Wyoming, we take protecting your personal information very seriously. We are committed to providing you with the tools, tips and resources you need to keep your information safe and secure.

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Comm(unity) Shred Day

Comm(unity) Shred Day

Shred day is back!  We are happy that so many in our community take the threat of identity theft seriously and continue to shred their physical documents that contain sensitive personal information. Our Community Shred Day event offers free shredding services for personal documents such as bills, banking statements, credit card offers and more.  The public is invited to join us in protecting their identity and sensitive personal information through our secure shredding service.

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MISLEADING MARKETING PRACTICES: LENDING COMPANIES USING YOUR BANK’S REPUTATION WITHOUT PERMISSION

MISLEADING MARKETING PRACTICES: LENDING COMPANIES USING YOUR BANK’S REPUTATION WITHOUT PERMISSION

While consumers are constantly bombarded with electronic ads, and the dangers of online scams, the average buyer has evolved and will research before signing the dotted line. Other lending and insurance marketers have resorted to purchasing consumer information to seem legitimate.

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Tax Identity Theft Awareness

Tax Identity Theft Awareness

Now that the holiday season is over a new season begins- tax season. Whether you are ready or not tax identity thieves and IRS imposters are.  We want to educate you on what tax identity theft is how IRS Imposters target you, as well as give you tips to start fighting tax identity theft right away. 

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Compromised Debit Cards

Compromised Debit Cards

It seems like every day there is a new headline about a security breach that affects millions of consumers, and with new scams emerging like phishing, smishing, vishing, skimmers, card cracking- it’s enough to make your head spin. As your trusted financial institution, we want to make sure you understand these security risks and how we partner with you to help prevent fraudulent activity.  In this article, we will focus our attention on compromised debit cards.

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Equifax Breach: What Happened And What You Need to Know

As many are most likely aware of, millions of Americans have recently been impacted by the recent Equifax data breach. Should you be concerned? Whether or not your personal information has been stolen, there are a few steps that you can take in order to protect yourself and your credit.

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Community Banking and CyberSecurity

Computer security is more important than ever before. The more time you spend on your computer, the more likely you are to encounter some sort of malicious computer virus or scam. Some of these scams ask for your information under the guise of a legitimate company, or tell you that your computer is infected and that you need to click on a link to fix it. Best practice: Do NOT click on any unfamiliar links.

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