CapitalSource Bank will typically not call or email you to ask for your personal information such as your social security number unless we are verifying a transaction that you initiated. Never divulge your personal information to anyone who solicits you in this manner. If you are dealing with a business over the telephone or online, it is your responsibility to verify the trustworthiness of the business and its representatives.
Here are some tips and resources to help you protect yourself:
This is a scam where a spam or pop-up message is sent in an attempt to obtain personal and financial information from unknowing victims. There are several ways to prevent and minimize such attacks. Learn more »
If you’ve received spam that appears to be phishing for information:
If you have reasonable suspicions regarding the trustworthiness of the business or its representatives, you should report it to the Federal Trade Commission. If you suspect you are a victim of identity theft, you must complete the following four steps immediately.
Please visit the Federal Trade Commission's website at http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/microsites/idtheft or contact the FTC directly for additional information.