B-SMART Fraud Prevention, Security and Privacy Center

Welcome to B-SMART Fraud Prevention.
The security and privacy center.

Learn to avoid fraudulent financial activity and scams.

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AVOID

Common
Scams

Warning signs
for common scams


SIMPLE STEPS

How To
Avoid Fraud

Take ten simple steps
to protect yourself.


BE SMART

Outsmart
The Scammers

There are things that
banks never ask


COMMON THREATS

Protecting
Our Elders

Look out for each other
Help the vulnerable.


RAMPANT FRAUD

Protecting
Veterans

Recognize fraud attempts common to veterans.


SET YOUR LIMITS

Manage Your
Security

Customize your alerts
Set your privacy choices.


FTC GUIDELINES

Online
Resources

Resources for keeping you and your info safe.


WHAT TO DO

Identity
Theft

Immediate action is the key.


Stay informed. Be smart.

The best defense against falling victim to scams and fraudulent financial activity is to stay abreast of common scams making the news and to use common sense. If something doesn't seem right to you, it probably isn't. Trust your instincts.

The Martha's Vineyard Bank B-Smart Fraud Prevention Page is intended to not only help educate you and provide resources for avoiding scams, but also how to move forward if you or someone you know becomes a victim. Anyone is susceptible. Scammers are clever and tend to prey on our heartstrings to get personal information. Please visit our page often and call us anytime for help. We're here for you.

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