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Posted in: Fraud Protection

SCAM ALERT: Fraudulent Phone Calls & Text Messages in the Area!

Posted on Monday, November 19, 2018

3Rivers has recently been made aware of fraudulent phone calls and text messages happening in our area. What's Happening? Some members have reported that they've…

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Card Cracking: Don’t Fall for This Trending Social Media Scam

Posted on Tuesday, September 11, 2018

One of the cardinal rules of protecting yourself from financial fraud is to never, ever give out your financial account information (or any personal information) to…

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FREE Community Shred Day on April 25, 2018!

Posted on Friday, March 30, 2018

3Rivers is excited to announce that we're teaming up with Federal Records Management & Shredding to host a FREE Shred Day, open to the public, from 11:00 AM…

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Avoiding Student Loan Repayment Scams

Posted on Thursday, March 22, 2018

Tucked away in small, rented office spaces, companies like “Student Debt Relief”, “Fed-Help”, and “Forget Student Loan Debt” offer paid assistance to…

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What You Should Know About EnFact, Our Fraud Monitoring System

Posted on Friday, November 3, 2017

At 3Rivers, we use a combination of security features to help protect your accounts against various types of fraud, from local scams to nationwide data breaches and more. It's…

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Protecting Your Finances This Holiday Season

Posted on Friday, November 3, 2017

With the holidays quickly approaching, you'll likely be swiping your card and making more online transactions than normal. With more financial activity than usual happening around the…

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What to Watch Out For When Making Purchases Online

Posted on Monday, March 13, 2017

by Mason Kirchubel, Service Representative One of the greatest things about the explosion of the internet in the late 90s was the start of online markets and buying things online.…

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Arby’s Confirms Data Breach

Posted on Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Last week, fast food chain, Arby's, confirmed a "breach involving malicious software installed on payment card systems at hundreds of its restaurant locations nationwide." At this…

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Card Skimming: What Are Skimming Devices + How Can You Stay Safe?

Posted on Tuesday, November 15, 2016

What is Card Skimming, Why is it Happening More Often, and How Do I Stay Safe? While it’s hardly a new tactic, incidents of card skimming at point of sale terminals are on the…

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Payday Loan Scams: How They Work + How to Protect Against Them

Posted on Monday, October 17, 2016

Looks Legit! What Could Go Wrong? A Lot, Actually Scammers have a lot of time on their hands to develop and try out new scams, so they are never short on new twists to stay sophisticated…

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