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Don’t Let Your IOTA Account Fall Victim to Fraud

By Owen LaFave, Pinellas County Market President, and Tim Mann, St. Petersburg Market Director, at The Bank of Tampa Thinking “it won’t happen to me” can leave your Trust and IOTA account susceptible to fraud. The two most prevalent forms...

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The Anatomy of a Scam

By Roxanne Chance-Chin, Bank Secrecy Act Officer and Fraud Investigations Manager at The Bank of Tampa Businesses are tempting targets for fraudsters because they possess a wealth of information and access to capital. As business owners, it’s important to know...

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Beware of Fraud in the Age of COVID-19

By Roxanne Chance-Chin, BSA Officer & Fraud Investigations Manager Government agencies including the FBI are reporting a rise in fraud attempts correlated with COVID-19. Although many fraud attempts at the beginning of the pandemic targeted individuals, the financial community warns...

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Common Fraud Trends: How You can Identify, Avoid and Report

By Roxanne Chance-Chin, BSA Officer & Fraud Investigations Manager Unfortunately, fraud is on the rise. In addition to existing schemes, fraudsters are using the health and economic uncertainties presented by COVID-19 to perpetrate fraud. As a consumer and/or business owner,...

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