Phishing usually comes in the form of fraudulent emails that appear to come from legitimate sources. These emails often ask customers to verify personal information or link to counterfeit websites that appear real.
Watch out for emails that urge you to act quickly because your account may be suspended or closed, or to update your personal information. Phishing emails may also avoid addressing you by name, instead using generic name such as "valued customer."
Investar Bank will NEVER ask you for sensitive information, such as account numbers, access IDs or passwords, via e-mail.
If you fear you have become a victim of phishing, it's important to act quickly. At your earliest convenience, contact the following parties: