Here are a list of websites that provide additional information related to privacy and security. These are not associated with Citizens State Bank, but are helpful consumer resources.
The FTC hosts this site as a one-stop national resource to learn about the crime of identity theft. It provides detailed information to help you deter, detect, and defend against identity theft.
The federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) requires each of the nationwide consumer reporting companies to provide you with a free copy of your credit report, at your request, once every 12 months.
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s (FDIC) online presentation titled “Don’t Be an Online Victim: How to Guard against Internet Thieves and Electronic Scams” provides steps you can take to prevent becoming a victim of financial fraud.
The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) is a public-private partnership focused on promoting internet security and safe behavior online.
The Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) is a global association of companies and law enforcement agencies focused on eliminating fraud and identity theft that result from all types of phishing scams.
Endorsed by the U.S. Congress i-SAFE is a proactive prevention-oriented Internet Safety Education and Outreach program, dedicated to empowering the youth of America to safely and responsibly take control of their online experiences.
The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) is a partnership between the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C), and the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA). Its mission is to give victims an easy-to-use method to report suspected internet related crime so that law enforcement agencies across the country have access to these reports to identify trends to solve crime.