The holiday season is here and time to enjoy good times with family and friends, but unfortunately, fraudsters are always ready to crash the party! Safeguarding your account information is crucial, especially this time of year as so many of us enjoy the convenience of online shopping. Please routinely monitor your accounts for ANY suspicious activity of any type—ACH entries, debit card transactions and even fraudulent/altered checks. If you see anything unauthorized or that appears questionable, please report it to us immediately by phone 256-718-4200 or a visit to your local branch.
For more information, please visit the following link for more details on how to protect yourself.
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IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT PROCEDURES FOR OPENING OR CHANGING AN ACCOUNT WITH FIRST SOUTHERN BANK
Section 326 of the USA PATRIOT ACT requires all financial institutions to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person who opens an account or changes an existing account. This federal requirement applies to all new customers and current customers. This information is used to assist the United States government in the fight against the funding of terrorism and money-laundering activities.
What this means to you: When you open an account or change an existing account, we will ask each person for their name, physical address, mailing address, date of birth, and other information that will allow us to identify them. We will ask to see each person’s driver’s license and other identifying documents and copy or record information from each of them.
If you need to report a lost or stolen debit card issued by First Southern Bank, please call 1-866-546-8273
If you need to report a lost or stolen credit card issued by First Southern Bank, please call 1-866-598-1769