Fraud Prevention Dispatches

REGIONAL is excited to present our Fraud Prevention Dispatches video series. Every other Wednesday we post a new short video on topics like scams, hoaxes, and identity theft. You'll learn how to identify and avoid these schemes, and become every scammer’s worst enemy—an informed consumer. Catch the latest Dispatches on the REGIONAL YouTube channel, the REGIONAL Facebook page, or click below.

Watch Fraud Prevention Dispatch Videos

Download your credit reports and check for unauthorized accounts and errors at We recommend checking one report from one of the three major credit bureaus every four months throughout the year to keep yourself informed of any changes.

Freeze Your Credit

Placing a freeze on your credit file prevents new lines of credit from being opened without your direct permission. Place, lift or delete a freeze at any time at no charge; just make sure to keep your PIN in a safe place. It’s also a good idea to freeze your children’s credit to protect against child identity theft.

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