Fraud Center - Our Commitment

Identity theft can occur when someone uses your name, Social Security number, credit card or bank account number without your authorization. With this information they can fraudulently open accounts, make purchases, empty your bank account and damage your credit. 

What GSB provides to protect customers:

Free Paper Shredding Days

Proper destruction of confidential information is an important step in preventing identity theft, the fastest growing crime today. GSB hosts four events annually where individuals may bring up to 25 lbs. of documents to be securely destroyed. Drive-thru service allows people to remain in their cars as our staff removes the items for shredding in on-site industrial trucks. The Bank started the free shredding days over 10 years ago. Each year we service thousands of residents from the community and shred close to 100,000 pounds of paper. Learn More >>

Resolution Services

FREE to all personal checking account customers & available to businesses. Suspect your identity has been compromised?  Call us at (847) 729-1900. 

A simple phone call will start you toward recovery. A dedicated, on-call fraud specialist will provide assistance to help restore your identity to pre-theft status - handling the entire notification and documentation process. Victims receive one year of free credit and fraud monitoring, plus follow-up. Learn More >>

Monitoring Services

Available to customers and non-customers at attractive pricing, these monitoring services help give you an early warning of suspicious credit and fraud activity.

Powered by our partners at Cyber Scout (formerly IDT911), these comprehensive Fraud and Credit Monitoring Services go beyond credit monitoring alone to provide total identity management protection. Three levels of service are available. Learn More >>

Press Room

With the help of our partners at Cyber Scout (formerly IDT911), our Fraud Press Room will provide you up-to-date blogs, newsletters and alerts focused on every aspect of identity theft and fraud issues.

In addition, the GSB Press Room will provide important links to other helpful resources, and will also spotlight any and all current scams we hear about happening in our area. Knowledge (and the sharing of that knowledge) is you best weapon against the crime of identity theft. Learn More >>

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