How to Avoid Phishing Scams – Digital Thieves Part 2

January 12, 2016

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  How to Avoid Becoming the Target of Digital Thieves: An Online Fraud Guide for Internet Users (Part 2) At Somerville National Bank, we take our commitment to the safety of the people that reside in our communities very seriously. We make a constant effort to provide the most up-to-date information and resources for those […]

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Protecting Teenagers from Identity Theft – Part 5

December 28, 2015

Protecting Teenagers from Identity Theft 5

In the past month, you have followed our series, “Protecting Teenagers from Identity Theft” closely. As a parent or guardian, it is imperative that you learn as much as possible about identity theft and the steps that you may take to prevent your teenager from experiencing any sort of complication in this area. Criminals prey […]

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Protecting Teenagers from Identity Theft – Part 4

December 21, 2015

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We welcome you back to Part 4 of our series, “Protecting Teenagers from Identity Theft”. Over the past few weeks, you have learned why teens are attractive for criminals that have a desire to illegally obtain the identity of others. You have learned why this age group is most susceptible to ID thieves, and you […]

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Protecting Teenagers from Identity Theft – Part 3

December 14, 2015

Protecting Teenagers from Identity Theft

Thank you for continuing to follow our series, “Protecting Teenagers from Identity Theft”. Over the course of the past couple of weeks, you have learned that teenagers are highly susceptible to becoming victims of ID theft. You have been instructed to engage in “the talk” as it pertains to personal identification and safety on the […]

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Protecting Teenagers from Identity Theft – Part 2

December 2, 2015

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Thank you for continuing our series, “Protecting Teenagers from Identity Theft”. Last week, you learned that teenagers and children that have not yet reached their 18th birthday are 50 times more likely to become a victim of identity theft. You learned why teenagers are more susceptible to this crime and the importance of having “the […]

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Protecting Teenagers from Identity Theft – Part 1

November 26, 2015

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It is not at all unusual for a teenager to know and understand how to use a smartphone, social media websites, and other types of technology. This generation of teenagers were raised during a time of technological innovation and sophistication; as a result, they are consistently in the “know” on the latest and greatest in […]

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