The Scam Over the years, there have been a growing number of “spoofing” attempts being made in the financial industry, including on FirstBank customers. Fraudsters are using falsified caller ID numbers — or what appears to be legitimate text messages — to trick FirstBank customers into providing sensitive information. These scammers are either acting as… Read More


The current pandemic has driven a record number of shoppers online. But can this online boom also lead to more fraud? According to some experts, it can. A recent TransUnion survey reported that 22 percent of Americans fell victim to some form of online fraud in 2020.  That means millions of folks have been affected.… Read More


La pandemia actual ha llevado a que los compradores en línea lleguen a números récord. Pero este auge en línea también puede conducir a más fraude. Según algunos expertos, puede suceder. Una encuesta reciente de TransUnion informó que el 22 por ciento de los estadounidenses fueron víctimas de algún tipo de fraude en línea en… Read More


Challenging times can inspire us to strengthen community ties and support recovery efforts, together. They can also inspire people to evaluate their lives and take better care of themselves — 80 percent of Americans say they intend to incorporate self-care into their daily routines more regularly after COVID-19. Given the pandemic’s economic impact, it’s not… Read More


The Scam One of the most common scams today is card fraud, the unauthorized use of a credit or debit card to fraudulently obtain money or property. Fraudsters use multiple tactics to collect this information, including copying your card’s magnetic strip (known as skimming), intercepting your card in the mail, or using a strategy called “formjacking,” where… Read More


Here’s a bit of good news for prospective homebuyers; people are buying and selling homes despite the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. In fact, the homebuying market has returned to pre-pandemic levels, and people under 35 represent more than 50 percent of those buyers. However, buyers will be facing new challenges when it comes to finding their dream home.… Read More


Recientemente, el sector bancario ha notado un aumento en los intentos de fraude con cheques y FirstBank está comprometido a ayudar a nuestros clientes a prevenir este tipo de ataques. Cualquier empresa, sin importar su tamaño, ubicación o industria, puede ser víctima de fraude. Hay varias tácticas para evitar el fraude eficazmente, pero puede resultar… Read More