Consumer Protection

At Bank of Belleville, we take the security of client’s personal information very seriously. Fraud, phishing and identity theft are potential threats to anyone who uses the internet. We have compiled the following resources and information to help our clients recognize, anticipate, and prevent security threats.

Identity Theft

Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in the United States and ranks as a top consumer concern. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has produced resources to help clients protect themselves from identity theft.

Fraud Protection

The federal government and technology industry provide practical tips to help you identify Internet fraud, secure your computer, and protect your personal information.     

Reporting Suspected Fraud

The Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force maintains a wide list of resources and information dedicated to helping find and report suspected cases of financial fraud.


The Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) is the global pan-industrial and law enforcement association focused on eliminating the fraud and identity theft that result from phishing, pharming, and email spoofing of all types.