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Boyfriend Girlfriend Scam

Romance Scams Beyond the job losses and economic fallout of the pandemic, the loneliness and isolation brought on by our virtual lives has real consequences. This might explain why romance scams reached a record $304 million in losses reported to the FTC in 2020. That’s up about 50% from 2019. Romance scams can start [...]

2021-03-25T14:17:00-04:00March 4th, 2021|Computer Scams, Personal Scams, Telephone Scams|

Lobbies Opening March 1st

Peoples Savings and Loan Company would like to thank our customers for their patience and understanding during the COVID-19 pandemic. We will be opening our MAIN OFFICE lobby on Monday March 1st, 2021.  In order to assure the safety of our staff and customers we will continue to require face masks and social distancing while [...]

2021-02-25T08:54:09-05:00February 25th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Site Notifications Risk?

Be Very Sparing in Allowing Site Notifications. An increasing number of websites are asking visitors to approve “notifications,” browser modifications that periodically display messages on the user’s mobile or desktop device. In many cases these notifications are benign, but several dodgy firms are paying site owners to install their notification scripts and then selling [...]

2021-02-20T11:12:19-05:00February 20th, 2021|Computer Scams, Computer Security|

Unemployment Scams

Is a scammer getting unemployment benefits in your name? large-scale scam erupting in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic, imposters are filing claims for unemployment benefits, using the names and personal information of people who have not filed claims. People learn about the fraud when they get a notice from their state unemployment benefits [...]

2021-02-25T10:14:18-05:00June 3rd, 2020|Personal Scams, Privacy Issues|

Scammers using COVID-19 to scam people

COVID-19 / Corona Virus Scams Scammers are experts at shifting tactics and changing their messages to catch you off guard. This is especially true as they take advantage of anxieties related to the Coronavirus. Here’s a quick alert about some current government imposter scams using COVID-19 that are popping up on our radar. *Don’t [...]

Corona Virus (COVID-19) information

Peoples Savings and Loan Company  As the impact of COVID-19 spreads and affects our community, we at PSALC want to inform you of the steps we are taking to help protect the health and safety of our customers and staff.  UPDATE:  As of noon, March 19, 2020,  Peoples Savings and Loan Company will be temporarily closing our lobbies at both locations.  Our drive-thrus will remain [...]

2020-05-22T15:25:14-04:00March 14th, 2020|Computer Scams, Personal Scams, Uncategorized|

Fend-off-hackers

What you can do to fend off hackers Your personal information is valuable. That’s why hackers try to steal it. This year, for National Cyber Security Awareness Month, we’ve got tips to help you keep your personal information from ending up in the hands of a hacker. Protect your phone Let’s start with protecting [...]

2020-05-22T15:26:34-04:00October 30th, 2019|Computer Security, Identity Theft, Privacy Issues|

Capital One – Amazon Data Breech

Capital One data breach If you needed yet another nudge to start keeping an eye on your credit report to protect against identity theft, Capital One has delivered it with its announcement that a data breach has exposed the personal information of 106 million of its credit card customers and credit card applicants in [...]

2020-05-22T15:27:29-04:00August 1st, 2019|Financial, Identity Theft, Privacy Issues|
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