KeyBank always wants banking to be as easy as possible for our customers. After all, enabling consumers’ easy access to their accounts from any location, at any time, is one of the great technological advances of the modern era. However, this convenience has also opened up new ways of committing payment fraud.
In addition to check fraud, new payment fraud methods have emerged in recent years, including ATM skimmers (technologies that can copy card information and pin numbers as they are being typed), and electronic payment fraud, which targets wire fund transfers and online banking transactions.
Vigilance is your best defense in protecting yourself. Here are some simple tips KeyBank recommends you follow:
To defend against check fraud:
To defend against electronic fraud:
To defend against ATM skimming:
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