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If You Become a Victim

What to do if you've been scammed.

If you think you might be a victim of one of these scams or suspect fraudulent activity on your BankNewport account, follow these steps:

  • Research the source thoroughly.
  • Ask for help from a BankNewport employee at any branch location. Let us know that you have a concern about a check before you make a deposit.
  • Call Customer Service at 401.845.2265 or 877.709.2265 outside the Newport County area (select option #6).
  • Contact your local law enforcement office.

All of the suggestions, tips and guidance provided in the above sections are for informational purposes only. They are general guidelines provided to assist fraud victims in understanding some of the steps they may take to help protect their personal and financial interests. The suggestions are not all-inclusive and should not be considered nor interpreted as legal, accounting, and financial or technical advice. You may wish to consult your attorney, accountant or other advisor for specific advice, guidance or recommendations concerning this topic.