ID Theft

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Identity Theft is one of the fastest growing CRIMES in the US today. Texas is rated as No. 2 in the nation for incidents of Identity Theft.

The following information is provided as a guide to assist you in the protection of your personal information.  

  • Request your bank to remove personal information (drivers license number and phone number) off the face of your checks.
  • Destroy used checks and bank statements, or store them in a secure location. Don’t discard them in the trash.
  • Balance your checking account each and every month.
  • Do not keep your Driver’s License, Credit Cards, Debit Cards, or Social Security Card in your checkbook.
  • Do not leave your purse, wallet or checkbook inside an unattended vehicle.
  • Report lost or stolen checks to your bank and local law enforcement agency.
  • Store unused checks in a secure location inside your home or business.