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Equifax Breach Settlement July 29, 2019

In September of 2017, Equifax announced a data breach that potentially impacted the personal information of approximately 147 million people. Recently, a settlement was reached with Equifax which includes up to $425 million in monetary relief to consumers and some civil penalties. If you are unsure whether you or a member of your family were […]

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Hey, That’s My Stuff! How to Avoid Mover Scams July 3, 2019

  4,100 consumers filed moving fraud complaints in 2017, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. How can you avoid negative experiences? Be aware of common scams, and take steps to protect yourself from these fraudulent activities.   Get it in writing: It might be tempting to get a quick quote and schedule your […]

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Counterfeit Bills in Thorp March 29, 2019

Multiple reports are coming in from different areas for counterfeit bills. See details below: From the City of Thorp (3/29/2019): Businesses and residents of Thorp, please keep an eye out for FAKE $100 bills circulating throughout the City. Thorp Police Department has recovered several of these fake bills. If you do find any, contact the […]

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Mobile Bank App Upgrade-Coming Soon March 14, 2019

Forward Bank is dedicated to providing the best tools and banking experience for our customers. That’s why we’re upgrading our current Mobile Bank App. New features will include:      Login with your fingerprint Use your fingerprint for faster, easier, and safer access to your mobile bank app account.             […]

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Protect Yourself from Gift Card Scam December 6, 2018

It is being reported that several old and reliable scams are circulating in the area. These have included email impersonations of executives requesting gift cards for the holidays, human resource record requests, payroll information changes, and fraudulent local sports fundraising campaigns.   With the holiday season these activities usually peak.    A few businesses in […]

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