If you feel you have been a victim of fraud or identity theft related to your First Bank Kansas account or debit card, please contact us immediately. If it is related to another financial institution, your credit card company, or any other organization, contact them directly.
Contact one of the three consumer reporting companies and have a fraud alert placed on your credit report. (You only need to contact one as they are required to notify each other when an alert is placed.)
Equifax: 1-800-525-6285; www.equifax.com
Close any accounts that you believe may have been tampered with or opened without your consent. Report these accounts to the personnel of that relevant company. Inquire as to any other steps they require or recommend you take, which may include you sending copies of the fraudulent activity.
Sharing your identity theft complaint can help law enforcement officials identify thieves. Contact the Federal Trade Commission regarding Identity Theft at one of the following:
Toll-free Hotline: 1-877-ID-THEFT (438-4338) or;
on the web at: www.identitytheft.gov
File a report with your local police or law enforcement agency. Have a copy of your FTC complaint form available. Obtain a copy of the police report and case number for future reference.