Consumer Fraud Alerts

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Tech Support Scams

Published on: October 20, 2015

FTC.gov In a recent twist, scam artists are using the phone to try to break into your computer. They call, claiming to be computer techs associated with well-known companies like Microsoft. They say that they’ve detected viruses or other malware on your computer to trick you into giving them remote access or paying for software you don’t […]

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Staples Provides Update on Data Security Incident

Published on: April 25, 2015

Call Center Number: 1-866-274-4371 FRAMINGHAM, Mass., (Dec. 19, 2014) Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) today gave an update on the investigation into its previously announced data security incident involving a small percentage of its retail point-of-sale systems. Staples’ data security experts detected that criminals deployed malware to some point-of-sale systems at 115 of its more than […]

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Important Information About the Investigation of Potential Data Breach at Chick-fil-A

Published on: April 25, 2015

Statement and FAQs. Chick-fil-A recently received reports of potential unusual activity involving payment cards used at a few of our restaurants. We take our obligation to protect customer information seriously, and we are working with leading IT security firms, law enforcement and our payment industry contacts to determine all of the facts. We want to […]

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“Heartbleed Bug” Vulnerability

Published on: April 25, 2015

Bryn Mawr Trust uses multiple layers of security to protect our client’s information. One of those layers involves finding andmitigating issues, known as vulnerabilities. Please keep in mind that vulnerabilities do not automatically indicate the loss or theft of information, just the possibility. You may have heard about a new vulnerability the “Heartbleed Bug”. Once […]

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Smishing Scam entitled “BMTC Alert” 484-639-3924.

Published on: April 25, 2015

Please be advised there is a Smishing (Short Message Service) or Text Message Scam affecting Bryn Mawr Trust Company clients. The message is entitled “BMTC Alert”. The message indicates that a client’s card has been disabled and directs them to call a phone number that is NOT associated with the Bryn Mawr Trust Company. This […]

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New FBI Alert on Phishing Scam

Published on: April 25, 2015

With the holiday shopping season upon us, the FBI Denver Cyber Squad would like to advise citizens of a new spear phishing campaign involving personal and business bank accounts, financial institutions, money mules, and jewelry stores. The campaign involves a variant of the “Zeus” malware called “Gameover.” The spam campaign is pretending to be legitimate e-mails […]

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FBI Advisory : An increasing level of unsolicited spam and malicious e-mails.

Published on: April 25, 2015

The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) urges computer users to not open unsolicited (spam) e-mails, including clicking links contained within those messages. Even if the sender is familiar, the public should exercise due diligence. Computer owners must ensure they have up-to-date firewall and anti-virus software running on their machines to detect and deflect malicious software. […]

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The Clearing House Has Received Information Regarding a Phishing Alert From NACHA:

Published on: April 25, 2015

NACHA — The Electronic Payments Association has received reports that individuals and/or companies have received a fraudulent email that has the appearance of having been sent from NACHA and signed by a non-existent NACHA employee. Specifically, this email claims to be from the “Electronic Payments Association” and appears to be coming from the email address […]

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Security Alert from FDIC – Emails Fraudulently claiming to be from the FDIC

Published on: April 25, 2015

A variety of e-mails fraudulently claiming to be from FDIC have been reported. Be on the lookout for either of these. Phony “IDVerify” Link These e-mails are attempting to get recipients to click on a link, which may ask them to provide sensitive personal information. They falsely indicate that FDIC deposit insurance is suspended until […]

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Important Notice: ABA Warns of Fraudulent Emails

Published on: April 25, 2015

The American Bankers Association has been alerted that someone or a group of individuals sending emails purporting to be from ABA are actually part of a scam commonly known as phishing. These con artists are sending emails asking people to click on a link for more information — a popular technique to get financial information […]

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