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17May 2024

Stay Safe in the AI Era

The rise of AI has brought incredible advancements, but it's also opened doors for scammers. Here's how to stay vigilant and protect yourself.

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18Apr 2024

Don't fall victim

Tax season can be stressful but beware of scammers trying to take advantage. Here's how to identify and avoid them.

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29Mar 2024

Celebrate World Backup Day

World Backup Day is your chance to become a digital hero. Here's how to join the fight.

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20Nov 2023

‘Tis the season for online shopping scams

While online shopping scams are not limited to the holiday season, they pick up along with the increase in online shopping activities of consumers. Here are some of the more common types of online shopping scams and how to avoid them. 

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23Oct 2023

Watch out for digital payment scams

Here's what to watch out for as you wade deeper into the world of digital payments

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27Sep 2023

Fraudulent Text Scams

Financial institutions will never ask you for your password or login information. If you receive a questionable text message or email claiming to be from Alpine Bank, please send a copy to [email protected].

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21Aug 2023

Phishing attacks on the rise

Phishing attacks are on the rise. Why? Because scammers have had so much success in using them to bilk millions of people out of their identity or their money. Here’s how to spot a phishing attack and avoid becoming a victim. 

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21Jul 2023

Bitcoin scams

Cryptocurrencies often attract fraudsters. The combined market value of all cryptocurrencies surpassed $1 trillion in 2022. That kind of money is a huge draw for scammers, who successfully liberate billions of dollars from crypto investors each year.

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20Apr 2023

CNBC Report

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is concerned with the amount of online and digital attacks targeting small and medium businesses in the United States, according to a recent report from CNBC.

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20Apr 2023

Account takeover scams

One of the more insidious fraudulent activities perpetrated by cyberthieves on businesses are account takeover schemes, which are becoming increasingly difficult to detect and prosecute. 

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20Mar 2023

Student loan scams

Student loan scammers are capitalizing on the confusion surrounding the rollout, what to watch for.

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16Feb 2023

Romance scams

Online dating sites often rife with swindlers

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18Jan 2023

Social media scams

Social media is crawling with scammers because it’s easy for them to set up fake profiles and lure people with promises of riches, romance and great deals, only to scam them out of their money or identities.

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09Nov 2022

Tech Support Scams: How to Spot and Stay Safe

Tech support scammers are lurking just beyond your computer, ready to pounce using several different tactics. Your first line of defense is to identify the tactics as a scam and turn them away. 

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25Oct 2022

Protect Your Business from Fake Email Scams: A Guide to Business Email Compromise

Discover the dangers of fake business email accounts and how to keep your business safe from online threats on our blog.

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17May 2022

Personal and Commercial Lending Fraud

Lender and loan scams can be a destructive snare for borrowers. Learn how you can protect yourself from fraud here.

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21Mar 2022

Monitor Your Credit: How to Set Up Fraud Alerts on Credit Reports

Protect yourself from credit card fraud with a fraud alert. Learn how to set up alerts with the three credit bureaus on our blog.

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20Oct 2021

Understanding Elderly Scams: What to Look Out For

Fraudsters often target the elderly. Stay informed about the latest tactics used in online elderly scams and protect your loved ones.

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18Aug 2021

Online Fraud: How to Spot the Danger

The recent barrage of ransomware attacks should serve as a stark warning. Click here to see how to avoid being a victim of online fraud.

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16Jun 2021

Using QR Codes Securely: A Guide from Alpine Bank

Searching for info on QR code safety? Look no further. Alpine Bank's blog has everything you need to know about minimizing risks with QR codes.

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23Mar 2021

Recognize IRS Tax Scams

IRS Tax Fraud is a danger for any uninformed online banking customer. Read our tips to keep your tax info safe.

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21Oct 2020

Alpine Bank's Expert Advice: Avoiding Mortgage Fraud with Lenders

Protect yourself from mortgage fraud with advice from Alpine Bank, a trusted mortgage lender. Read our latest blog now.

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13Aug 2020

Scams Target Small Business Administration

Small businesses have been a big target for scammers for years. Learn more about detecting and preventing fraud at Alpine Bank.

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16Dec 2019

Be on Guard for Phone Banking Fraud

Cash Apps like Venmo & PayPal are convenient, but provide opportunities for fraudsters. Learn best phone banking practices to stay safe.

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10Oct 2019

Avoiding Digital Fraud

Check out Alpine Bank of Colorado's key tips to prevent becoming a victim of digital fraud. Learn more here at our blog.

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15Aug 2019

Don’t be a Victim of Online Real Estate Fraud

Real estate wire fraud continues to grow in popularity, posing a massive threat to consumers. Learn how to avoid becoming a victim here.

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21May 2019

Card Fraud: How to Recognize and Avoid it

Don't fall victim to debit card scams. Learn how to prevent them with tips from Alpine Bank. Keep your card information safe and secure.

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18Mar 2019

How to Avoid Work from Home Scams

Work-from-home opportunities are plentiful, but users should exercise caution online. Keep safe by reading our banking and insurance services blog.

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16Jan 2019

Beware the Cost of Dating Scams

Beware of romance scams! If you make a romantic connection online, don’t go any further until you consider these safety tips.

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