Latest "Identity Theft" Posts

February 13, 2020 – Decorah & Cresco – Con artists target people age 60 and older swindling more than 7 million Americans out of almost $3 billion each year. In an effort to prevent these losses, Northeast Iowa Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (NEI RSVP) and the Iowa Insurance Division will be presenting “Iowa Fraud […]

January 23, 2019 – Here are some ATM safety tips: Observe your surroundings before using an ATM. Memorize your debit card PIN. Do not approach an ATM with account information written down. Onsite Bank ATMs are recommended over convenience store ATMs and gas terminals. These ATMs are checked frequently and have cameras. Before using an […]

June 27, 2019 – Decorah & Cresco – As a business owner, there’s nothing more frustrating than theft. Altered and forged checks waste your time and money. Positive Pay is a paper check fraud prevention tool that matches the checks being presented for payment to a list of issued checks provided by your business. If […]

How to suit up and protect yourself Written by Ben Wells, eBanking Specialist October 9, 2018 – Decorah & Cresco – Cybersecurity is a topic that is constantly evolving and will never truly go away. In fact, if you want to be cyber-secure in 2018, my best recommendation is to throw all your electronics out […]

Another layer of protection for our debit card customers. September 20, 2018 – Decorah & Cresco – We are adding a new Fraud Alert Text service as a part of our debit card protection program to help keep your account safe. In the future, you will receive a text alert if suspicious activity is detected […]

Before you begin packing your bags for your well-deserved getaway this summer, we hope that you will consider letting us know that you’ll be traveling so we can keep a close eye on any ATM/debit card charges made to your account.

As always, you can take steps to protect yourself by reviewing your monthly account statements or by monitoring your account online with internet banking. If you notice anything suspicious, please notify us immediately. If you are not currently using internet banking, and would like to, you can view a demo and sign up at www.decorahbank.com/newsite/ or www.crescobank.com. Remember, internet banking includes free online bill pay, a very convenient and economical way to manage your household bills.