State Savings Bank

Due to a fiber cut, our Baxter branch has no phone service. If you need assistance, please call the West Des Moines branch at 515-457-9533. 

Common Scams

Phone Scams 

1. The FTC has plenty of examples of scams and encourages everyone to register with the national do not call registry

2. The AARP has a guide of how to handle and detect calls from scammers

3. The FTC also has an online center for reporting scam phone calls.

Social Security Scams 

1. The FTC walks call recipients through how to address calls regarding your SSN.

2. Listen to a recording of an actual social security scam call

Phishing Scams

1. The FTC shares the red flags that could be indicators of a fraudulent text or email.

Unemployment Benefits Scams

1. The FTC shares how to determine if a scammer is collecting unemployment benefits in your name.

2. The Iowa Workforce Development website offers a place for victims to report suspected unemployment benefits fraud.

Utility Company Scams

1. The FTC explains how to identify utility company scams and how to determine whether a call from your utility company is genuine or fraudulent.

 

If you think you may have already given money or personal information to a scammer, contact us right away!

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