Consumer Education

Please be aware of fraudulent activity which involves requesting your bank information. If you receive a call, text or email asking for your personal account information, credit/debit card number, social security number and PINs please disregard and contact your local Old Fort Bank location. Old Fort Bank does not contact their clients asking for personal information such as your PINs, passwords, social security numbers and account numbers. If you receive a call, text or email and have given out this type of information, please contact us immediately to alert us of the situation.

Toll Free 1-866-347-3440 or contact:

Ruth Zoeller 419-447-1513 ext. 1531
Dora Graham 419-447-1513 ext. 1123

You may also visit your local Old Fort Bank location for assistance.

smsGuardian® Text Alert Fraud Protection 

Old Fort Banking Company is pleased to offer a text alert notification service smsGuardian®.  If you have an Old Fort Banking Company's Visa® Debit, ATM, CHOICE or Health Savings Account card you can enroll in smsGuardian®.  Old Fort Bank is providing this fraud protection service at no additional cost. Please note: Message and data rates may apply.


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February - Mobile Apps for You and Your Children

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December - Are You Planning a Holiday Road Trip?

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October - Cyber Awareness Month

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August - Phishing

July - Safety Tips For Mobile Devices

June - Be a Good Online Citizen

May - Cache, Cookies, and History

April - If You Could Protect Yourself From Debit Card Fraud at No Cost...Shouldn't You?

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February - 25 Worst Passwords

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