Security News

Protecting your privacy is important to us and our employees. Stay informed on Security News taking place and resources to use.

Read our Privacy Policy and Security Statement to learn how we protect your account information. For additional information please contact Andrea Harris, BSA / Security Officer, at (610) 421-4001.

As a general business practice, we would not ask for sensitive personal information by unsolicited email. If you have any questions or concerns about any unsolicited email that you receive, please call us at (610) 395-8834 or email us.

For more security news, every month Andrea Harris and Brad Borene from our security department host a livestream on Facebook discussing various security and finance topics. You can find recordings of these livestreams on our Helpful Hints playlist on the New Tripoli Bank YouTube channel.

Mail Theft Continues to Affect Our Community

The wave of mail check fraud and mail theft continues to affect communities throughout Lehigh County. In a recent news release, PA state police asked for public assistance to identify a vehicle connected with multiple thefts from residential mailboxes.

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Beware Debt Relief Scams

With the government unveiling its sweeping new student loan forgiveness plan, millions of Americans are going to be looking for a piece of the debt relief package. This is the ideal setting for scammers to swoop in and take advantage of people's eagerness, tricking them into giving up sensitive personal and financial information.

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Fraudsters Impersonate PA Department Of Revenue In Letters Targeting Pennsylvania Businesses

Scam artists are impersonating the Department of Revenue by sending Pennsylvania business owners fraudulent letters in the mail that direct them to turn over their accounting records. The goal of this ploy is to trick unsuspecting taxpayers into providing sensitive financial information, which the criminals behind the scheme can use for a number of illicit activities that could seriously harm a business' financial standing.  

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Avoiding Payment App Scams

Ever since Facebook launched its marketplace it seems like the only way to shop is online shopping. Scammers have taken notice and are constantly finding new ways to trick careless online shoppers with various scams and fraud schemes. The latest scam on the online shopping block involves digital wallet apps and phony buyers on the Facebook Marketplace who "need" you to update your Zelle, CashApp, or other digital wallet in order to accept money from them.

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