Identity Theft and ATM Safety

ATM Safety

With holiday time approaching, remember the following ATM safety tips:

  • Try to use ATMs during daylight hours.

  • If you must go at night, do not go alone and avoid ATMs that are not well-lit or clearly visible from the street.

  • Be aware of people loitering or sitting in cars near the ATM.

  • Prepare your transaction ahead of time so you limit your time at the machine.

  • Make sure to take your receipt with you and do not throw it away in a public trash can.

Holiday Season Identity Theft

It would also be helpful to remember these tips to help protect your identity:

  • Review your bank and credit card statements carefully.

  • Look for unauthorized charges or withdrawals and report them immediately.

  • Make sure you recognize the merchants, locations and purchases listed before paying the bill.

  • If you do not need or use department store or bank-issued credit cards, consider closing the accounts.

Contact DenSem Security at 303-961-1184 immediately if you see suspicious activity, witness a crime or feel threatened. Call 911 for emergencies, then call seminary security.

Remember: “If you see something, say something!”

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