Security

Corporate Account Takeover

Report Fraud

If you think your account information has been stolen or compromised due to fraudulent activity or a scam, contact us immediately at (318)-249-2125. Peoples Bank will never call or email you directly and ask for sensitive or personal information.

Report Lost or Stolen Card

To report a lost or stolen card during bank hours contact (318)-249-2125. To report a lost or stolen card after bank hours contact 1-800-383-8000.

Fraud Protection Tips

  • Regularly check your bank accounts and monitor the activity.
  • Use strong passwords and change them frequently
  • Never share passwords or IDs
  • Protect personal information, such as your social security number, credit card numbers, bank account numbers and personal identification numbers.
  • Do not give any personal identifying information over the telephone, through mail, or online unless you have initiated the contact or know and trust the person or company to whom it is given.
  • Shred documents containing Social Security Numbers, account numbers, or debit/credit card numbers.
  • Know your account billing cycles and watch for missing mail.
  • Never use public computers to view any financial statements or conduct financial transactions
  • Report lost or stolen debit cards immediately
  • ¬†Ensure that your computer has anti-virus software

Cybersecurity Tips

  • Use strong passwords and change them frequently
  • Ensure that your computer has updated anti-virus software
  • Be suspicious if someone contacts you unexpectedly online and asks for personal information
  • Periodically check your online bank accounts for signs of fraud.
  • Only use security products from reputable companies
  • Take advantage of Internet safety features
  • Use spam filters provided by your email provider