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Charity Scam October 9, 2017

In the aftermath of natural disasters, many “charities” run by scam artists pop up to take advantage of Americans’ willingness to help others. Follow these steps to steer clear of crooks looking to make a quick dollar off of your generosity:   Avoid charities that seem to have sprung up overnight in response to a […]

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#EquifaxHelp | Live Event September 19, 2017

Still have questions about the Equifax data breach and what you can do? If so, we would like to invite you to a special Facebook live event hosted by News 3, the Wisconsin Bankers Association, and the Wisconsin Division of Trade and Consumer Protection. The event will air on Wednesday, Sept. 20, from 4:30 p.m. […]

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Equifax Data Breach September 11, 2017

Equifax, one of the nation’s three major credit reporting agencies, reported a data breach last week that may affect as many as 143 million Americans – nearly 44% of the United States population. Equifax has set up a website (www.equifaxsecurity2017.com) that allows consumers to check if their information may have been exposed in the breach.  […]

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ATM Skimmers Found In Marshfield November 30, 2016

On November 18, a skimming device was attached to our Marshfield North Central Office ATM in the early morning hours. It was removed 12 hours later after our staff had left for the day. We have been able to determine this timeframe because of our surveillance cameras directed at the ATM and drive up lanes. […]

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Free Money? There’s No Such Thing April 9, 2015

Free money sounds great. But if someone calls out of the blue telling you that you have been awarded thousands of dollars in a “free government grant,” don’t believe it – especially when the caller asks for your banking information. A grant phone scam may currently be targeting the 608 area code, and the Wisconsin […]

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