Fraud & Security Video Library

Resources to help protect against scams and scammers. 

Cybercrime: Tactics & Schemes

Fraud investigation scam

Watch video: Fraud investigation scam

The Fraud Investigation Scam occurs when scammers pose as authority figures and use scare tactics to access your account.

romance scams

Watch video: Romance scam

Romance scammers create fake profiles on dating sites to gain trust. Once they do, they make up a story and ask for money.

investment scam

Watch video: Investment scam

Investment scams lure people in with promises of making a lot of money very quickly without having to take on much risk.

fraudulent pop up scam

Watch video: Fraudulent pop ups scam

The Account Locked scam happens when a person is sent a spoofed message that phishes for account information.

Cybercrime: Tactics & Schemes

person in need scam

Watch video: Person in need

The Person In Need scam is when a scammer contacts you saying they're a family member who needs money for an emergency.

phishing scam

Watch video: Phishing scam

Scammers use tactics like buttons in email or text messages to trick you into giving them your personal information.

imposter call scam

Watch video: Imposter calls scam

Imposter scams happen when a scammer pretends to be someone from a legitimate organization to get access to your information.

search engine scam

Watch video: Search engine scam

Search engine scams occur when a person may encounter offers or messages that entice the person to visit a fraudulent website.

Schwab Security

  • Information Security: How we protect client accounts

    Watch video: Information security

    Scammers will never let their guard down, so neither can we. Staying up-to-date and taking protective measures are the best ways we—you, your loved ones, and Schwab—can hold off prospective scammers.

  • Dennis Howard - How we protect your accounts

    Watch video: Protect your accounts

    Scammers work in teams. But by taking the necessary measures together, we can be the team that’s always looking out for one another. After all, security can be modern and sophisticated, but it doesn't work unless we all do our part.

Additional steps you can take.

  • Have questions about security at Schwab?

    Call us at 800-435-4000.