Fraud Alerts

American Bank is committed to protecting our customers information and their security. We will post information regarding fraud that will help protect our customers on this page periodically.

Please check back often for the latest information.

General Education

*NEW (7/24/17) What is Ransomeware and What to Do About it

*NEW (7/24/17) Fake Publishers Clearing House Scam

Ransomeware re-do? Back-Up Your Files (6/28/17)

IRS Cautions Taxpayers to Watch for Summertime Scams (6/26/17)

IC3Cyber Crime Report (6/22/17)

WannaCry Ransomware (5/15/17)

FBI - Business Email Compromise (5/10/17)

Mobile Malware Skyrockets (4/27/17)

Most ID theft Victims Don't Need a Police Report (4/27/17)

The IRS is Now Using Private Debt Collectors (4/27/17)

IRS States and Tax Industry Warn of Last-Minute Email Scams (3/20/17)

Beware of "Can You Hear Me Scam" Calls (3/20/17)

Some Online Deals Charge but Don't Deliver (3/7/17)

Amazingly Realistic PayPal Phishing Email is Working Overtime (2/14/17)

7 Ways to Stay Safe Online (2/2/17)

Seven Tips to Prevent Tax ID Fraud (1/25/17)

Employment Scam Targeting College Students Remains Prevalent (1/20/17)

Malware Attacks Show Strength at End of 2016, not Likely to Slow in 2017 (1/3/17)

What You Need to Know to Secure Your IoT Devices (12/8/16)

US-CERT Alerts Users to Holiday Phishing Scams and Malware Campaigns (11/30/16)

IRS warns of a new tax bill scam! (11/18/16)

New Credential Stealing Trojan Trickbot Coming Your Way Soon! (11/19/16)

Ransomware Victims Urged to Report Infections to Federal Law Enforcement (10/17/16)

14 Tips for Stopping Elder Financial Abuse in its Tracks (6/1/16)

Beware of Ransomware (5/16/16)

How to Protect Your Money and Your Accounts Online (3/28/16)

A Cyber Security Guide for Customers (3/16/16)

A Cyber Security Guide for Businesses (3/16/16)

New Resources for Bank Customers on Precautions when using Computers and Internet (3/10/16)

How to Recognize a Government Imposter (3/11/15)

Combating Internet Banking Fraud

Do You Know Where Your Personal Information Is?

Tips and Resources for Preventing Fraud

Keeping Senior Citizens Safe Online

Identity Theft - Taking Charge

Online Shopping

Safe Online Shopping Precautions


A Cyber Security Guide for Businesses

FTC- Small Business Scams

Preventing Account Take Over Tips

Using a Mobile Device

How Do I Protect the Information of my Smartphone?

Social Media

Social Media Fraud