B-SMART Fraud Prevention, Security and Privacy Center

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Learn to avoid fraudulent financial activity and scams.

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Dear Valued Clients,

There have been recent incidents of scammers sending fraudulent email and text messages impersonating Martha's Vineyard Bank and other banks attempting to trick consumers to share their online banking login credentials. Do not click on any links in email or text messages claiming to be from your bank - it is a scam! Banks will never text, call or email you for your banking information.

Please contact our solutions desk for information on how to protect yourself from scams and fraud. Your security is our priority.

Martha’s Vineyard Bank


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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.