Opening A New Account
To comply with federal regulations and to help in the fight against terrorism and money laundering, Planters First Bank will ask for identification and other pieces of personal information. This information is closely guarded to avoid identity theft.
Your mobile device provides convenient access to your email, bank and social media accounts. Unfortunately, it can potentially provide the same convenient access for criminals. Planters First Bank, the Georgia Bankers Association and American Bankers Association recommend following these tips to keep your information and your money safe.
12 Ways to Protect Your Mobile Device (PDF)
It can be a bit overwhelming to understand all of the terms you’ll hear tossed about regarding cybersecurity. Our goal here is to give you an overview of many of the more common terms.
Tech Support Scams
Callers claims to be an employee (or affiliate) of a software or security company, or government agency, offering technical support to resolve viruses and threats from foreign countries or terrorist organizations.
The term "phishing" as in fishing for confidential information is a scam that encompasses fraudulently obtaining and using an individual's personal or financial information.