Security Center

We put Your security First.

We are committed to doing everything possible to make your banking transactions safe and secure. Please review the information below for details on the steps you can take to prevent identity theft and fraud by phone, voicemail, email, text message, and online.

Fraud Prevention Tips

Fraud Prevention Tips

These tips help you identify if you have received a fraudulent bank communication by phone, email, or text message. 

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Computer Safety Guidelines

Computer Safety Guidelines

These simple virus/spyware prevention tips can help you protect your identity when conducting business online

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Identity Theft

Identity Theft

As fraudsters become more sophisticated in their attempts to capture sensitive personal information, arm yourself with knowledge to protect your identity against theft.

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Email Fraud

Email Fraud

Learn how to recognize bank emails that appear to be legitimate but are actually attempts to steal your personal information. Read tips on what to do if you receive a fraudulent email.

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Phishing Schemes

Phishing Schemes

“Phishing” refers to any type of scheme that tries to trick you into providing personal information. Learn how to protect yourself.

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Online Banking Security

Online Banking Security

We have outlined some important steps you can take to make your online banking experience with FirstMerit even more safe and secure.

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