Old National’s Money Safety for Seniors course outlines how to detect, protect against and report the financial exploitation of seniors.
Old National is dedicated to providing financial education in the communities we serve. Drawing upon the expertise of our associates, we have developed this, and other financial education programs, to give our communities the tools to make sound money management decisions in their everyday lives.
Make your bank aware of the entire situation, especially if funds have been lost. Let them know if personal information was compromised (or given to the fraudsters) such as account numbers, card numbers, passwords or PINs, Social Security numbers, etc. If this information was shared, these accounts should be closed and passwords changed.
If you bank with Old National, call 1-800-731-2265 for help.
Regardless if funds were lost by you, call your local police and let them know about your situation and what you’ve done to help yourself.
If you believe you have fallen victim to financial exploitation, follow the steps above and stay up-to-date with the latest in fraud prevention by frequenting this page. Old National is dedicated to fraud prevention and protection and will continue to update this site with information and action steps to assist you.
One of the most common methods of financial exploitation is telephone fraud. Here are some tips to help identify and protect yourself against becoming a victim of telephone fraud.If you believe you or a loved one has experienced any of the situations outlined below, now is the time to take action! Follow the action steps on this page to report.
Never give personal information, such as bank account or Social Security numbers, to anyone over the phone, unless you initiated the call and know you have reached the right agency.
Your Response: “I don’t give out personal information over the phone. I will contact the company directly.”
If a caller tells you to send money to cover a “handling charge” or to pay taxes, don’t believe it.
Your Response: “I will contact the company (or IRS) directly regarding this matter.”
Be suspicious of anyone who tells you not to discuss an offer with someone else.
Your Response: “I will discuss this with my family and friends and get back with you.”
“Limited time offers” should not require you to make a decision on the spot.
Your Response: “I will think about it and call you back.”
Note: Always confirm a phone number through another source, such as phonebook or website.