Category Archives: Fraud

Scam Alert: Uber Data Breach

SCAM ALERT: Uber suffered a data breach a year ago, and the address and email information of 57 million people were stolen. Uber paid off the hackers who then reportedly deleted the data, but that cannot be confirmed. Watch out for phishing emails related to this Uber data theft, for instance that your “Uber account […]

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year (for thieves)

Black Friday is only a few short weeks away, the holiday shopping season begins, with shopping malls, restaurants, taverns and supermarkets more crowded than at any other time of the year. This is when thieves are looking for opportunities to make you a victim. They know you are more preoccupied than usual searching for presents. […]

Equifax Data Breach – Help Protect Yourself

You may have heard about the data breach at Equifax that occurred in July and be wondering what to do to protect your identity. We encourage you to visit the Equifax website at www.equifaxsecurity2017.com to check if your personal information may have been compromised. Equifax is offering free credit monitoring for all U.S. consumers through the […]

Scam Alert: Hurricane Harvey

When bad things happen, people with good intentions also come forward to help. Unfortunately, bad guys are exploiting the Hurricane Harvey disaster in Texas. There are fake Facebook pages, tweets are going out with fake charity websites, and phishing emails are sent out asking for donations to #HurricaneHarvey Relief Funds that they keep for themselves.  Don’t […]

Scam Awareness: How to Beat the Sweepstakes, Lottery and Prize Scam

You’ve won a new car or a dream vacation or cash—in a contest you never entered! This sounds too good to be true because it’s a scam. This con fools you into thinking you’ve won a prize or lottery jackpot, but you need to pay upfront fees to receive it. No matter how much you […]

Fraud Awareness: Unsecured Mail Gives Thieves an Opportunity to Steal from Your Business

Take a few easy steps to protect your business from mail theft. Business identity theft (also known as corporate or commercial identity theft) is a new development in the criminal enterprise of identity theft. In the case of a business, a criminal will hijack a business’s identity and use that identity to establish lines of […]

Protect Yourself with Identity and Fraud Protection Services

Protect Yourself with Identity Theft Protection What is Identity Theft? Identity theft occurs when someone uses a persona’s financial or personal information without permission and takes control of their existing accounts, opens new accounts, or commits crimes, such as fraud, using that person’s identity. Take immediate steps to protect your identity and financial reputation. Choose the […]

Security Seminar with Secure Banking Solutions

We recently held a security seminar for our commercial banking customers with Chad Knutson from Secure Banking Solutions. Chad went through the latest in cyber threats and talked about industry best practices. Attached is one of the slides on Ransomware. If you would like more information on a future Nicolet Bank security seminar, please email […]

Tips for Holiday Shopping

Before you join the Christmas shoppers, consider some ways to keep your hard-earned money and stay safe from the potential of holiday scams. Making a List… and create a Budget. Holiday shopping doesn’t have to lead to spending more than you can afford. This year, take steps to avoid a gloomy credit card statement in […]

Safe & Secure Holiday Shopping – Online Shopping

Tips To Keep Your Holiday Shopping Safe Pay Attention to Website Addresses Do not enter any personal information if a website address does not start with https://  The “s” stands for secure and should be the first thing you check on each website you are visiting.   Use a Credit Card or Debit Card It […]

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Scam Alert: Uber Data Breach

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

SCAM ALERT: Uber suffered a data breach a year ago, and the address and email information of 57 million people were stolen. Uber paid off the hackers who then reportedly deleted the data, but that cannot be confirmed. Watch out for phishing emails related to this Uber data theft, for instance that your “Uber account [...]

Nicolet National Bank’s Personal Bankers Focus on Customer Needs

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Simplifying Processes Gives Nicolet Bank a Hometown Feel Nicolet National Bank’s personal bankers provide the link between good, old-fashioned hometown banking and the array of products and technological services available in today’s financial world. It is this focus on individualized service that creates long-lasting relationships between personal bankers and their customers. “We believe exceptional customer [...]

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Business Pulse - Cybersecurity has emerged as a major issue for CEOs

Monday, July 27, 2015

CEOs Express Concern about the Cybersecurity of their Business. Read the full report here. Business Pulse – JUNE 2015 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY CYBERSECURITY  

Nicolet Bankshares, Inc. 2nd Quarter 2015 Earnings Release

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Nicolet Bankshares, Inc. (OTCQB: NCBS) earnings release for 2nd quarter 2015. 2Q15 Earnings Release

How to Ensure a Good Credit Score

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

First, let’s understand how your credit score is determined. Your credit score is broken down into five categories weighted accordingly: Payment history = 35% Total amount owed = 30% Length of credit history = 15% New credit = 10% Type of credit in use = 10% MAKE YOUR PAYMENTS ON TIME. This is the most [...]

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