Damage caused by the theft of personal information can be extensive and recovering can cost a substantial amount of both time and money. Not to mention the negative impact to your credit and reputation it can cause. While identity theft can happen to anyone, there are some things you can do to reduce your risk:
Act quickly to limit the damage. The Federal Trade Commission has created step-by-step instructions on how to handle the process of recovering from identity theft.
In our continuing efforts to keep your accounts safe, you’ll receive a text alert about any transaction flagged as fraud on your debit or credit card. Simply reply Yes to confirm the transaction or No if it's fraudulent (remember – our messages will never ask for your PIN or account number!).
If you think your card has been compromised, contact Skyla immediately at 704.375.0183. You can also place a block on your card through Online, Mobile, or Telephone Banking.