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Protecting Your Identity

NebraskaLand Bank's Comm(unity) Shred Day and Beyond

Protecting Your Identity

Identity theft is one of the fastest-growing crimes in the country, and everyday activities like disposing of documents present opportunities for sensitive information to be stolen. In recognition of this risk, NebraskaLand Bank takes proactive measures to protect our customers through initiatives like Comm(unity) Shred Day. This free event, taking place in both North Platte and Kearney, provides a safe and environmentally friendly way for community residents and local businesses to dispose of important documents.

North Platte: Friday May 3, 2024

  • 11:00am -1:00pm
  • Main Branch 1400 South Dewey
  • Free will donations benefiting Lincoln County Law Enforcement Memorial. NebraskaLand Bank will match your donation up to $500!

Kearney: Wednesday May 8, 2024 

  • 11:00am -1:00pm
  • Kearney Branch 4615 2nd Ave
  • Free will donations benefiting UNK Football. NebraskaLand Bank will match your donation up to $500

Here's why our Community Shred Day is more than just a community event—it's a statement about our commitment to safeguarding your identity.

The Importance of Shredding Sensitive Documents

Identity theft can have devastating effects on its victims, from financial loss and compromised credit to legal issues and emotional distress. Proper document disposal is a simple but crucial step in identity protection. Comm(unity) Shred Day not only provides a service that directly contributes to fighting identity theft but is also an educational platform to raise awareness on secure disposal practices.

While community events like our Shred Day help at a local level, the statistics from the Federal Trade Commission paint a stark national picture. The reported consumer loss in fraud for 2023 is 14% higher than the previous year, with identity theft being a significant component. Measures like shredding documents can make a tangible difference in reducing these numbers.

Evolving with Technology for Enhanced Security

In today's digital age, document security extends beyond the physical realm. NebraskaLand Bank is at the forefront of offering fraud protection services that cater to the modern lifestyle, with services like e-Statements and Account Alerts, which help customers manage their financial information securely.

Our e-Statements service not only reduces paper clutter but also ensures that sensitive information does not fall into the wrong hands. With the mobile app, customers have the convenience of 24/7 access to their account statements, reducing the physical presence of sensitive data in their homes.

Account Alerts provide an added layer of security, alerting customers to any unusual activity on their accounts. Whether it's a suspicious transaction or an attempt to breach the account, these immediate notifications empower customers to take swift action to prevent fraud.

Cutting-Edge Fraud Detection and Prevention

NebraskaLand Bank's commitment to security is further evidenced by its deployment of advanced fraud detection systems, offering peace of mind to our customers. Our debit card fraud monitoring service continually assesses purchase history and patterns to spot any irregularities. Furthermore, the powerful Card feature gives customers control over their card usage, allowing them to monitor transactions in real-time, turn their card on or off, and even set geographical restrictions.

Building on traditional security measures, NebraskaLand Bank also provides additional protective services, including credit monitoring and capable identity management solutions. CyberScout, the Bank's strategic partner, offers Identity Management Services free of cost for our customers, providing practical and emotional support in the event of identity theft. This comprehensive approach ensures that NebraskaLand Bank has you covered from every angle.

NebraskaLand Bank's Comm(unity) Shred Day is much more than a community document disposal event. It's a testament to our commitment to security, with measures that extend beyond the physical act of shredding documents. From cutting-edge technologies to valuable partnership services, we’re dedicated to safeguarding our customers from the growing threat of identity theft. It's time to take charge of your financial security and partner with a Bank that not only cares but also acts.



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