December 1, 2020

From the Desk of Brian M. Hughes, Vice President/IT Director

With more commerce occurring online this year, and with the holiday season upon us, The First National Bank & Trust Co. of Newtown reminds shoppers to remain vigilant. Be especially cautious of fraudulent sites spoofing reputable businesses, unsolicited emails purporting to be from charities, and unencrypted financial transactions. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has made these recommendations that I wanted to share with you.

CISA encourages online holiday shoppers to review the following resources:

If you believe you are a victim of a scam, consider the following actions:

We want to wish you a very Happy and Safe Holiday Season!