Fraud Protection

Prevent Child Identity Theft

Not only do we need to stay alert to the dangers of identity theft for ourselves, but we need to keep track of how our children’s identity is being used or abused as well. According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), child ID theft happens when someone uses a minor’s personal information to commit fraud.

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Posted by Mascoma Bank on March 6, 2021

Safe Ways to Play

Do your children play with smart toys? These are toys that have some kind of internet connectivity capabilities, whether it’s a teddy bear with a camera and microchip or a doll that uses artificial intelligence to develop a relationship with its owner. Toys like this might be fun, but parents and kids should be aware

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Posted by Mascoma Bank on February 28, 2021