Debit Card fraud can happen in a variety of ways with fraudsters getting access to your debit card information, and using that data to make unauthorized online purchases.

With increasing reports of ATM or online debit card fraud, you need to be safe online. Take note of these debit card safety tips :

Monitor your accounts

Stay alert and monitor your debit card and bank statements for unusual transaction. As soon as you spot an unauthorized transaction or a charge you don’t recognize, notify your bank immediately.

Don’t give out your debit card information

Never share your debit card number and PIN with anyone. If you think you may have accidentally provided any sensitive information, cointact your bank immediately.

Update your bank information regularly

Make sure that your contact information with your bank is accurate to receive alerts and notifications in at timely manner.