Suspicious Phone Calls

There have been reports of scammers posing as High Country Bank Legal Department. Oftentimes, the scammer will ask you to provide sensitive information or provide remote access to your computer. Do not give any information and hang up immediately. If you believe you may have been scammed, contact us immediately at 719-539-2516.

Protecting Your Identity

Protecting Your Identity

Identity Theft Checklist

  • Check your credit report annually.
  • Review your bills and statements on a regular basis.
  • Guard your mail and trash from theft.
  • Use caution when giving out personal information.
  • Copy the contents of your wallet or purse.
  • Report lost or stolen checks or credit cards immediately.
  • Identity Theft Help For Victims
  • Notify your financial institution. You may reach High Country Bank at 719.539.2516 or toll-free at 1-800-201-0557.
  • Contact the fraud departments of the 3 major credit bureaus:

Equifax: 1-800-525-6285

http://www.equifax.com/personal/

Experian: 1-888-397-3742

http://www.experian.com/

TransUnion: 1-800-680-7289

http://www.transunion.com/

  • Inform your credit issuers.
  • File a police report with your local law enforcement.
  • For additional information and advice you can call the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Identity Theft Hotline toll-free at 1-877-IDTHEFT (438-4338) or visit their ID Theft Website at http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/topics/privacy-identity