Details for Five Points Bank

Senior Living - FEBRUARY 2021

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Slow down — and talk to someone you
trust. Don’t let a scammer rush you.
Never transfer money from your
bank account, buy gift cards, or wire
money to an online love interest.
You won’t get it back.
Contact your bank right away if you
think you’ve sent money to a scammer.
Report your experience to:
• The online dating site
• Federal Trade Commission:
ftc.gov/complaint
• Federal Bureau of Investigation:
ic3.gov

Scammers know millions of people use online dating sites.
They are there, too, hiding behind fake profiles.

Signs of a Scam
Professes love quickly.
Claims to be overseas for
business or military service.

COSTLIEST SCAM
REPORTED
TO THE FTC $201
IN 2019

$201

Asks for money, and lures
you off the dating site.
Claims to need money
— for emergencies,
hospital bills, or travel.
Plans to visit, but can’t
because of an emergency.

MILLION

$33

MILLION
2015

www.5pointsbank.com

2019

million lost

REPORTED

MONEY LOSSES
INCREASED 6X
SINCE 2015

P.O. Box 1507, GRAND ISLAND, NE 68802

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