Safeguard Your Identity

Hancock Bank and Whitney Bank
January 29, 2015

Identity theft is a crime in which an imposter obtains key pieces of personal information, such as Social Security or driver's license numbers, in order to impersonate someone else. The thief uses personal information to open new accounts, or may use your personal information to gain access to existing accounts.

 

Steps to Take to Protect Yourself

If you suspect that your personal information has been compromised, follow these steps. 

 

What to do if you're a victim of ID Theft

If you believe that your personal information has been used to commit fraud or theft in your name, take steps right away. Learn More. 

 

Learn More about Identity Theft

Read Understanding Identity Theft and What To Do About It to get answers about Identity Theft.

 

And remember, your banker is ready to answer your questions about identity theft. Visit a convenient local branch today.

 


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