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    Chase gives the following tips for ATM and Card Safety:
  • Never share your PIN or telephone access code with anyone and donít carry them in your wallet.
  • Donít give out personal, business or financial information over the phone unless you initiated the call.
  • Limit the number of credit cards and pieces of ID you carry, and store your Social Security card or birth certificate in a secure place.
  • Review your statements for unauthorized activity promptly and make sure you receive bank statements, checks and other bills on time.
  • Order checks through your bank; they may have extra security features built into their checks and check ordering procedures.
  • Report lost or stolen checks and cards or compromised PINs and passwords immediately to your bank.
  • Donít preprint your driverís license or Social security number on your checks, and when you receive a new order of checks, make sure the order is complete.
  • Store statements and new or cancelled checks in a safe place, and shred old documents that have personal information listed on them.
  • When possible, use secure, electronic documents and services. They help reduce paper trails.
  • Look into setting up "Payment Card Protection", a service that allows you to cancel your registered cards, stop unauthorized purchases and request new cards with just one phone call. (Each bank may have itís own name for this protection)
  • Drop outgoing mail into a secure postal service box and pick up you mail each day. When you use the ATM machines or Point-of Sale terminals at the stores, shield the key pad when you enter your PIN and make sure to take your transaction receipt with you.
  • When using your check card for purchases, review your sales slip to verify the correct amount has been noted before completing the transaction, and retrieve your card when the transaction is complete.
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