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Category Archives: Security Alerts & Scams

Jun
8

LCBT has improved the Fraud Center

To better protect our customers from Debit Card fraud, Lapeer County Bank & Trust Co. has improved our alert system for potential fraud. The Fraud Center works 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to safeguard our customers’ accounts from fraudulent debit card activities. The Fraud Center will contact you on our behalf if… Read more »

Feb
15

UPDATE: Data Breach affecting Debit Card usage at salons

UPDATE: We are happy to announce the debit card block has been lifted. LCBT would like to thank all customers that were effected for their patience. The temporary block for these institutions allowed us to stop any further fraud on 57 accounts and helped to prevent an additional 32 accounts from being effected.   Please be aware of a… Read more »

Dec
15

Is your internet browser up to date?

On August 7, 2014, Microsoft announced that it would end support on all versions of Internet Explorer (IE) prior to version 11 effective January 12, 2016. Most customers are already using the latest version of Internet Explorer for their respective Windows operating system, however we have found there is still a percentage of customers with… Read more »

Nov
23

Mobile Holiday Shopping

How will you be doing your Holiday shopping this year? A report from last month showed that as much as 51% of Americans will do some of their Holiday shopping on their mobile device. While this is a great way to beat the hustle and bustle of the department store, it is not without risk…. Read more »

Oct
9

Keeping yourself safe from phishing threats

Phishing is an e-mail fraud method in which the perpetrator sends out a legitimate-looking email in an attempt to gather personal and financial information from recipients. Typically, the messages appear to come from well known and trustworthy Web sites. Below is a list of ways you can detect a phishing email and avoid them. On… Read more »