Keeping Your Information and Money Safe

Continuing to Spread Awareness of Fraud and Identity Theft

ImageAt First Southwest Bank, the security of customer information is our top priority. We're here to help protect you from telemarketing fraud, impersonation, identity fraud, lottery fraud and jury selection fraud, just to name a few. One of the best ways to avoid becoming a victim of fraud is to become an educated consumer. Follow these simple guidelines to help safeguard your information.

If you are suspicious about anyone contacting you or sending you unsolicited lottery checks, please visit the FBI Website for more information about fraud. Another good site for banking security information is the FDIC Consumer News page.

What does First Southwest Bank Do with Your Personal Information?

Financial companies choose how they share your personal information. Federal law gives consumers the right to limit some, but not all, of this sharing. Federal law also requires us to tell you how we collect, share and protect your personal information.  Please read this notice carefully to understand what we do.

International Debit Card Usage

Due to excessive international fraud, customers will not be able to use their First Southwest Bank debit cards at an international merchant. Please call us for more information.

Verified by Visa

First Southwest Bank's Verified by Visa is the easy, new way to enjoy added security for all your online Visa card purchases. First Southwest Bank and Visa are pleased to offer you this great service at no additional charge.

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Internet Gambling Transactions

You may not use your First Southwest Bank account in connection with any business of placing, receiving or otherwise knowingly transmitting bets or wagers by any means which involves the use, at least in part, of the Internet, or for any other transaction which is prohibited by Federal Reserve Regulation GG - Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006.

This notice serves as your disclosure for customers receiving their statements through Internet Banking.

Play these videos to learn more about how you can help protect your information and accounts!

Hijacked Computer: What to Do
Public Wi-Fi Networks
Defend Against Ransomware
IRS Imposter Scams
Hacked Email: What to Do
Protect Your Computer from Malware
How to File a Complaint with the Federal Trade Commission
Identity Theft: Rapid Response Tips
What To Do After a Data Breach


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Welcome to First Southwest Bank's new online banking! Please remember to use your existing user ID. Your new password will be the last 4 digits of your SSN or TIN. You will be prompted to change your password and reconfigure your security settings at first login. We hope you enjoy the many new features of our new and exciting online banking.