Unfortunately, in times of uncertainty, fraudsters often take advantage of the fears surrounding the event. Click hereto view the Federal Trade Commission’s site with specific coronavirus-related scam information.
Rockland Trust is aware of a malicious online banking website being found in search engines and is currently investigating the issue.
If you see this website domain in search engines such as Google, rocktrustonline.com/onlinebanking.php, do not click on it, and do not enter your login ID or password information.
SBA Loan Scam on Personal Accounts
A customer applied for a loan online (home loan, student loan, any other type). In turn, an ACH is being credited to the customer’s personal account, with “SBA loan:" in the description.
Some customers are being instructed to either wire, send funds via Cash App (or other instant transfer service), or withdraw cash and send it via payment service, such as Western Union.
Be on the lookout and don’t fall victim to this scam. Don’t let scammers use you to send them money. If you find an unexpected deposit in your account, you should report it immediately. Call us at 508.732.7072.
Information to help keep your accounts safe and give you peace of mind.
One of the scariest things that can happen is identity theft and fraud. Read the steps you need to take to protect yourself and how to report it should it happen to you.