Can You Outsmart Online Scammers?

Every day, thousands of people fall victim to fraudulent emails, texts and calls from scammers pretending to be from their bank. The American Bankers Association (ABA) wants to change that by raising awareness of best practices for phishing defense. Trustar Bank has teamed up with the ABA to turn our customers into expert scam-spotters with #BanksNeverAskThat! This evergreen campaign aims to help people across America protect their bank accounts.

 Together, we can fight online scammers and ensure that you remain safe from harmful phishing fraud!


My Bank Would Never Ask That!

Do you know what kinds of questions would raise red flags? Here are some examples of questions you may receive in a text, email, or unsolicited phone call that your bank would never ask you. If someone contacts you for this information, there’s a big chance you’re being scammed.


Pro Tips

If you suspect, but are not sure, if a phone call, text, or email is fraudulent, check out these Pro Tips to determine if it’s a scam.



Do you feel prepared to spot online scams? Here are some takeaways from the #BanksNeverAskThat campaign.


Put your knowledge to the test! Take the American Bankers Association’s scam quiz to find out if you are ready to outsmart online scammers.


If you have questions or would like to learn more about the campaign, please visit or give us a call at 703-547-4700 (Great Falls) or 703-547-4703 (Tysons).