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May 17, 2023
There are numerous sites offering advice on how to protect yourself online. While important, you should also take certain steps in the real world to protect your financial accounts, specifically when using your debit/credit cards.
First Hope Bank has several fraud monitoring applications installed to ensure the safety of your debit card information. Our fraud monitoring service is working 24/7 to continually monitor and score any purchase activity that is deemed potentially fraudulent. This is done in real time with a notification to confirm. Online purchases are carefully scrutinized and are not allowed to filter from specific countries with a high-risk status. These fraud filters are constantly being fine-tuned and adjusted with our debit card processor to conform to current and historic fraud patterns within the industry.
Any card number that has been flagged as a potentially compromised card is immediately closed for your protection and a new card is ordered with a completely new card number.
There are also steps that you can take to protect your card information:
Remember, protection is the best prevention!