DOB: Regulatory and Cyberthreat Alerts

Regulatory and Cyber Threat
Alerts and Warnings


Department of Banking Alerts

Recent Alerts:

The Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) is warning investors of fraudsters that claim to work for the SEC and pretend to help investors purchase stock or confirm trades in an attempt to trick investors into sending money or providing personal account information.
NBC Connecticut News reported on the capture of two men involved in an ATM "jackpotting" scheme that compromised the bank machine and caused it to dispense cash on its own.

The Federal Trade Commission warned consumers about a flood insurance scam targeting those that have been affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Banking Commissioner Jorge Perez advised financial institutions and consumers to be vigilant when conducting Wire Transfers.


National Alerts:

Informed Investor Alerts (North American Securities Administrators Association)

Federal Trade Commission Consumer Alerts

National Credit Union Association (NCUA) Fraud Alerts

SEC Investor Alerts and Bulletins


Cyber Threat Alerts: U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT)

Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) Advisories

Control of Foreign Assets and Homeland Security Alerts

Financial Institution Letters (FIL)

Federal Reserve Bank of New York:  Fraud and Scams

Nigerian 4-1-9 Scams

Protect Yourself from Cyber Fraud (Consumer Advice)