World Check Card works just like your checkbook. Each time
your make a purchase, the amount of your purchase is deducted
from your account. The only difference is you won't have to
show two forms of identification or wait for check approval
use your debit card at hotels, restaurants, office supply
stores, and even gas stations.
We may be calling you.
To protect your account, we monitor your ATM and debit card transactions for potentially
fraudulent activity which may include a sudden change in locale (such as when a U.S.-issued
card is used unexpectedly overseas), a sudden string of costly purchases, or any pattern
associated with new fraud trends around the world.
If we suspect fraudulent ATM or debit card use, we’ll be calling you to validate the legitimacy of
your transactions. Your participation in responding to our call is critical to prevent potential risk
and avoid restrictions we may place on the use of your card.
- Our automated call will ask you to verify recent transaction activity on your card
- You’ll be able to respond via your touchtone keypad
- You’ll also be provided a toll-free number to call should you have additional questions
Our goal, quite simply, is to minimize your exposure to risk and the impact of any fraud. To
ensure we can continue to reach you whenever potential fraud is detected, please keep us
informed of your correct phone number and address at all times.
In the meantime, please be diligent in monitoring transaction activity on your account and contact
us immediately if you identify any fraudulent transactions.
Here are some additional tips on protecting yourself from debit card fraud.
1. Unless absolutely required for a legitimate business purpose, avoid giving out your:
- Address and ZIP code
- Phone number
- Date of birth
- Social Security number
- Card or account number
- Card expiration date
Your PIN is private; never give it out.
2. In stores and at ATMs, always cover your card and PIN, and watch for:
- Cell phone cameras, mirrors, or other tools used to view cards and PINs
- People watching your transactions
- Cashiers taking your card out of sight; take it to the register yourself
- Any unusual activity at ATMs; if you feel uncomfortable, go to another ATM
3. Online, you should never respond to unsolicited emails that:
- Ask you to verify your card or account number; such emails are not sent by legitimate
- Link to websites; such sites can look legitimate but may collect data or put spyware on