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U.S. Small Business Administration Warns of Fraud Attempts

With numerous small businesses filing for disaster assistance due to COVID-19, the U.S. SBA has published the following graphic to help small business owners keep watch of possible scams. The importance of this is not to be taken lightly. If you are a business owner, please take time to read this graphic. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at (844) 350-8512.

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COVID-19 Scams: What to Watch for

As we have seen many times before, fraudsters use times of uncertainty to take advantage of people.  Unfortunately, this is already happening in our communities.   We have included some tips below that were issued by Federal Trade Commission. 

This information can help prepare you to look for suspicious activity that may be a possible scam.

Avoid Virus Exposure by Banking Digitally

As the COVID-19 Coronavirus advances and with flu season in full swing, area citizens concerned about catching or spreading a virus don’t necessarily have to go to the bank to complete their banking.

Instead of having to physically make the trip to the branch, Citizens Bank offers customers the opportunity to use online and digital services, through which they have the ability to handle their banking needs whenever and wherever they want.