Zelle is an easy way to send and receive money with people you trust. Here are some tips to keeping you and your money safe while using Zelle.
We all know at least one friend or family member who has been affected by a phishing attack or another type of scam. With the increase in technology use, we also find a rise in fraudulent activity. Phishing tactics are becoming more cutting-edge as fraudsters now have the ability to "spoof" phone numbers, email addresses, and even social media accounts making communication seem as though it's coming from a friend, a family member or even your bank.
With the rise in fraudulent activity, we want to share security tips. A great way to start is by safeguarding every device you use. All phones, laptops, i-pads, or other devices in your home and/or office which use a password, face ID, or passcode require your frequent attention to ensure you’re using best practices.
Imagine you are ready to buy your dream home and you falsely wire your funds to a crook! Unfortunately, this is a wire scam that is happening across the country today and the fraudsters are getting personal.
As the local community bank, ChoiceOne Bank helps customers reach the American dream of owning a home. Unfortunately, real estate wire scams are happening across the country today and the fraudsters are getting personal with bogus emails that appear to be from a trusted source.