When you think of social media, the first thing that comes to your mind is probably something along the lines of 100 supposedly different photos of your friend’s newborn baby (just don’t tell your friend that every photo looks the same), or the daily exercise routine of your health-nut coworker, or maybe a YouTube video of the unlikely friendship between a kitten and a bird – you know the one I’m talking about.
I bet one thing that doesn’t come to your mind when you... [More]
At 1st Mariner, keeping our customers educated about identity theft and other fraud scams is always a top priority.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC)’s educational campaign, Pass It On, takes things a step further. The campaign was created to encourage consumers to not only educate themselves about consumer protection issues, but to pass on the information to others.
The campaign is targeted to the older generation since this age group is a common target demographic, and the consequences ... [More]
Who doesn't love summertime at its prime? Long bright days, cheerful singing birds, crab feasts with family and friends, and of course a spike in crime. Summer is an especially big season for debit card fraud. Our security team works hard to prevent you from becoming a victim of debit card fraud so that even if your wallet is lost or stolen, no one else is able to make purchases with your card. It’s equally important that you take action to help protect yourself. Here is a list of things y... [More]