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Reduce Your Risk

  • Reduce Your Risk

Protect Yourself from Fraud

Be Proactive

  • If you receive a suspicious email or text, Old Point's Information Technology department can use the information in the email or text to trace the hosting web site and alert authorities to help shut down the fraudulent sites. Please forward any suspicious emails or texts to
    • DO NOT click any links included in the email or text
    • Delete the email or text

Reduce Your Risk

Have you heard the phrase, "the best offense is a good defense"? Taking precautions to reduce your risk of financial fraud is the first step in protecting yourself.

The following is a list of steps you can take to minimize your exposure to fraud:

  • Protect your personal and financial information at all times. Treat this information as you would safeguard cash.
  • Never provide your checking account, credit card or Social Security number to any unknown individual whether in person or through email or telephone solicitation.
  • Never provide your ATM, debit card or PIN (Personal Identification Number) to any solicitor. Old Point National Bank will never solicit your PIN number through telephone, letter or electronic banking.
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