Thursday, December 8, 2022

Fraud

Free FBI training coming up; more info on unemployment scams

This alert has two distinct and separate topics. Please read both and understand the first is an invitation for training on Thursday, and requires you sign up beforehand. Typically, you have to be an Infragard member to attend these meetings, but FBI has extended an offer to our bankers to attend this one without being a member. If afterward you …

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Further information on unemployment scams …

We have received the following information on surging unemployment scams from the Secret Service. The OBA is attempting to build a list of banks that have returned these and it may simply be all our banks. If you have been dealing with this and you have not already notified us, we are asking that you send an email titled “UI …

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Information on fraudulent unemployment claims

Unemployment fraud is surging in many forms, as reported by bankers statewide. It is critical each bank know of and respond to each version as it hits. Toward that end, OBA will try to keep you apprised as we learn of new issues as each is time sensitive. The first such scenario defines an issue facing the State of Washington, …

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Bank ATMs face heightened targeting

In the last two days, we have had 11 Oklahoma bank ATMs experience significant losses due to heightened ATM skimming activities. The cards utilized were not bank customer cards, but cards drawn on another bank. The targeted ATMs were not all chip compliant, which could impact insurance coverage. On a previous similar claim, there was no coverage when a bank …

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FBI warns of fraud affecting banks

The following was sent out late last week by the FBI and we felt it important to make sure our bankers receive it: Hello Banking Sector InfraGard Members, Please see the attached Private Industry Notification (PIN) 20180809-001 TLP:AMBER, “Unlimited Operation” Schemes Pose an Immediate Threat to Financial Institutions. PIN 20180809-001 is being distributed to inform partners of an immediate threat …

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OBA offering free fraud programs across state

Once again, OBA is partnering with the Oklahoma Insurance Department, attorney general’s office and Oklahoma Securities Department to offer one of the best fraud programs available anywhere. You are encouraged to offer this free opportunity to your customers. More information, including dates and locations of the programs, can can be accessed through the Oklahoma Insurance Department website by clicking here. …

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Rayleen Pirnie articles

Rayleen M. Pirnie, CEO of RP Payments Risk Consulting Services, regularly writes articles for the Oklahoma Banker newspaper. Coinciding with her articles there, she includes additional customer-oriented companion pieces that banks can use with their customers. You may download those companion pieces below.

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More from OBA Fraud Prevention

Investigative Tools Our seasoned investigators can help you to utilize Fraud-Net for detection of current ongoing frauds involving use of counterfeit checks, identity theft and new account fraud. Utilizing and building on connections with law enforcement entities and prosecutors statewide will aid in the detection, deterrence and apprehension of violators. This, in tandem with our education programs should decrease your …

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