Fraud Prevention

Bank of Ripley / Bank of Tipton takes care to protect the privacy and security of your information, accounts, and transactions. Security is always stronger when all parties are careful, and the best line of defense begins with you. We suggest all customers take the following steps to protect yourself against identity theft and account fraud.

Internet Fraud

There is a rapidly growing practice of Internet fraud called "phishing". Phishing is the practice of sending fraudulent email messages to addresses requesting them to supply confidential information. Typically, the information requested includes account numbers, passwords, PINs, Social Security numbers, or other personal identifying information.

Please note: Bank of Ripley / Bank of Tipton will NOT solicit confidential or sensitive customer information via email. Should this happen to you, please contact your local branch immediately.

Lost/Stolen Bank Cards

In the event you cannot contact us, listed below are numbers to report only lost or stolen Bank of Ripley / Bank of Tipton cards:

Bank of Ripley / Bank of Tipton (Visa or MasterCard) Consumer Credit Cards: 1-800-558-3424
Bank of Ripley / Bank of Tipton (Visa or MasterCard) Business Credit Cards: 1-866-552-8855

 

Bank of Ripley / Bank of Tipton (Visa) Debit Cards: 1-866-546-8273

For Debit Cards you may also use TouchTone Teller (731) 635-6147 or (901) 476-2265 Option 5.

 

Bank of Ripley / Bank of Tipton ATM cards, please contact your local branch immediately.

Preventing Theft

If you think your identity has been stolen, this site could be helpful: http://www.consumer.gov/articles/1016-recovering-identity-theft

Preventing Account Fraud

Equifax - www.equifax.com

To order your report, call: 800-685-1111 or write:
P.O. Box 740241, Atlanta, GA 30374-0241

To report fraud, call: 800-525-6285 and write:
P.O. Box 740241, Atlanta, GA 30374-0241
Hearing impaired call 1-800-255-0056 and ask the operator to call the
Auto Disclosure Line at 1-800-685-1111 to request a copy of your report.

Experian - www.experian.com

To order your report, call: 888-EXPERIAN (397-3742) or write:
P.O. Box 2002, Allen TX 75013

To report fraud, call: 888-EXPERIAN (397-3742) and write:
P.O. Box 9530, Allen TX 75013
TDD: 1-800-972-0322

Trans Union - www.transunion.com

To order your report, call: 800-888-4213 or write:
P.O. Box 1000, Chester, PA 19022

To report fraud, call: 800-680-7289 and write:
Fraud Victim Assistance Division, P.O. Box 6790, Fullerton, CA 92634
TDD: 1-877-553-7803

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