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Learn how to protect yourself


Family Trust is devoted to protecting member information and we remain committed to the security of our systems. If you suspect fraud or suspicious activity on your account, contact us immediately at 803-367-4100.

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Card Restrictions

Card breaches and fraud have us all thinking about safety. That’s why we ask you to call before you travel to other countries and throughout the U.S.

For your protection, your card could be blocked when it’s used in places that don’t reflect your usual activity. We’ve identified the states and countries where your Debit and/or credit cards could be blocked.

Fill out the Travel Notification Form below or call us at 803-367-4100 before you travel and we’ll make sure you have access to your card. Your security is important to us.

Complete Travel Form In Digital Banking

Restricted States Restricted Countries
Alabama Brazil Qatar
California China Thailand
Florida Cyprus Turkey
Georgia Dominican Republic Ukraine
Illinois Guatemala United Arab Emirates
Kansas Hong Kong United Republic of Tanzania
Louisiana India
Maryland Israel
Massachusetts Kuwait
Michigan Lebanon
Minnesota Mauritius
New Jersey Mexico
New York Saint Kitts
Pennsylvania Saudi Arabia
Tennessee South Africa
Wisconsin Spain

Visa Purchase Alerts

Keep your account secure by empowering you to catch fraud. Enroll in Visa Purchase Alerts and get real-time text or email alerts when you pay with your Visa card.

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Card Fraud Prevention Alerts

  1. When potential fraud is detected, you’ll receive an automatic email notification, with the option to reply with “fraud” or “no fraud.”
  2. One minute after the email, you will receive a text alert, which also has the “fraud” or “no fraud” option.
  3. If there is no response received from you will then receive automatic phone calls to confirm or deny fraud. The call will also give the option of speaking to a fraud analyst.

Our messages will never ask for your PIN or account number. The phone number for our Fraud Center is 1-800-417-4592.

ID Theft Protection

Personal information is more readily available today than ever before, and if someone gets a hold of yours, it could wreak havoc on your financial stability and credit score. That’s why it’s important to be proactive and take the right steps to protect your identity. IDProtect is a monitoring service that can help you prevent identity fraud and let you know if it happens so you can act quickly.

Identity Theft Protection