Category Archives: Fraud

New Ways to Protect your Debit Card from Fraud: Two-Way Text Alerts

Fraud Text Alerts for your Debit Card Nicolet Bank Fraud Center monitors your Debit Card for suspicious transactions. If the system detects a transaction that is unusual for you, a text will be sent to ask you if the purchase is legitimate. Watch How it Works Two-Way Text Alerts If an unusual debit card purchase is […]

Scam Alert: MyFitnessPal health and fitness tracking app users are now phishing targets

The scam making news this week is a data breach with Under Armour’s health- and fitness-tracking app, MyFitnessPal.  A database with 150 million user names and passwords of the super popular MyFitnessPal app has been hacked. Cyber criminals use this to scare you into clicking on phishing emails and infect your computer with malware or manipulate […]

Scam Alert: Tax Season Brings New Filing Schemes

“With the 2018 tax filing season kicking off this week, the IRS today issued a warning about an emergent identity theft tax scam that targets tax preparers’ computers and, in some cases, involves depositing funds in victims’ bank accounts. The agency warned that cybercriminals are sending phishing emails to tax preparers that contain malware allowing them to […]

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 […]

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New Ways to Protect your Debit Card from Fraud: Two-Way Text Alerts

Monday, August 27, 2018

Fraud Text Alerts for your Debit Card Nicolet Bank Fraud Center monitors your Debit Card for suspicious transactions. If the system detects a transaction that is unusual for you, a text will be sent to ask you if the purchase is legitimate. Watch How it Works Two-Way Text Alerts If an unusual debit card purchase is [...]

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Pre-Approval for Home Loans Helps Buyers Strengthen Their Offer

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Nicolet Bank Provides Home Loans for Home Purchases and Remodeling The tight housing market in most parts of Wisconsin has created a situation in which the buyer who can move the quickest may end up with the prize. Pre-approval for home loans through Nicolet National Bank is an effective way to position yourself for fast [...]

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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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