Security Center

First National Bank of Michigan will post information when we hear about security alerts, common scams or other relevant security-related information.

  • No Hats, No Hoods, No Sunglasses Program

    Oct 26, 2015 - A struggling economy can make banks an appealing target for robberies. Many banks, including First National Bank of Michigan, are adopting the No Hats, No Hoods, No Sunglasses program. This simple deterrent allows criminals to be more…

  • Phishing Scams

    Oct 22, 2015 - Phishing When internet fraudsters impersonate a business to trick you into giving out your personal information, it’s called phishing. Don’t reply to email, text or pop-up messages that ask for your personal or financial information. …

  • ABA Provides Tips for Consumers Following Recent Data Breach

    Jul 29, 2015 - ABA Provides Tips for Consumers Following Recent Data Breach WASHINGTON -- In light of the recently reported breach of a federal agency s network, the American Bankers Association (ABA) is reminding bank customers to take an active role…

  • Security Bulletin

    Jun 30, 2015 - Many consumers have become victims of scams involving fraudulent cashier's checks. What is a fraudulent or counterfeit cashier's check? A cashier's check is a check issued by a bank from their funds and payable to a specific person. If…

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Basic Online Security is the federal government's website to help you be safe, secure and responsible online.

Get Safe Online is a helpful resource for practical advice on how to protect yourself, your computers and mobiles device and your business against fraud, identity theft, viruses and many other problems encountered online.

Keep your personal information secure to avoid identity theft. Visit the Federal Trade Commission's identity theft page to stay in the know.

Email Safety

Sending an unprotected email is like sending a post card. Anybody with the right tools can see an unprotected email message. If you don't know how to send an encrypted email, you should use alternatives for your confidential information. Alternatives include faxes, US mail or hand delivery.