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We are seeing an increase in customers calling with fraud and scam concerns. You can find resources here to help you recognize, prevent and respond to fraud.
In certain cases, loan information may be available in public records and this information is sometimes used to attempt to sell you a service totally unrelated to State Savings Bank, such as insurance or warranties. We never send out solicitations like this. Shown below is an example several of our customers received. Always carefully read the fine print. In this case the lower right corner says: "All loan information is obtained from public records. Not affiliated with, endorsed by, and information not provided by STATE SAVINGS BANK or any government agency or lending institution...This is a solicitation for insurance and you may be contacted by a local insurance agency."
If you receive something like this that seems like it is from the bank and are confused or have questions, contact the bank directly by looking up our telephone number here. Do not call the number on the postcard.
Computer Tech Report Scams
Microsoft and other reputable computer tech support companies never never make unsolicited phone calls but that does not stop the scammers from doing so. Typically they tell you that something is wrong with your computer and ask you to allow them to remote in and fix it. Never allow anyone you do not know to remotely access your computer. Read more here about this scam, how to avoid it, and what to do if you fall for it.
Charity and Disaster Scams
Sadly, many individuals, families, organizations or entire communities experience a sudden unplanned crisis that they are ill equipped to handle. In many cases, people or whole communities step up with fundraisers to help. Unfortunately scammers take advantage of the misfortune of others by soliciting funds that never make it to the victims. Read here how to detect and defend against these scams.
Oh No! I May Have Made a Mistake. What should I do?
If you think you may have already given money or personal information to a scammer, contact us right away by scrolling to the bottom of our fraud prevention page and filling out the contact us form! We may be able to put in place measures to protect you from further financial harm.
West Des Moines
4800 Mills Civic Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50265
102 S. Main, PO Box 67
Baxter, IA 50028