Please be aware that there have been numerous reports of fraudulent charities claiming to raise funds for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. Additionally, scammers are using links and images about this event to spread malicious software on social media sites, by email and through fraudulent search results.
We encourage you to be cautious when clicking on information and images related to the Boston Marathon bombings and to not open unsolicited email relating to the event. When searching for information, check to make sure the content is associated with a reliable, legitimate site before clicking on the link or image.
Fraudulent charities have also quickly popped up online, so please be alert to suspicious donation requests and choose a reputable charity, such as One Fund Boston to support those impacted by these events.
If you think you may have given out personal information to a fraudulent charity or believe you have put your personal information at risk by clicking on a fraudulent link, please notify us immediately so that we can assist you with protecting your account and preventing identity theft.