Press Releases

Back to Listing | Print

Apr 07, 2006

Fraud prevention expert holds seminar

First National Bank Alaskas Valdez Branch will host a fraud prevention seminar April 18.

The seminar runs from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Training Room at Prince William Sound Community College. It is free to the public.

Security Officer Don Krohn will discuss ways to combat identity theft, embezzlement, credit card fraud and check fraud.

Krohn has a background in law enforcement, having worked for the Anchorage Police Department, U.S. Customs Service and the U.S. Air Force.

During Krohns first two years at First National beginning in 2002, the banks fraud losses were reduced by more than 75 percent.

Space is limited for the event, so reservations are recommended. Call 834-4817 to make areservation.

Reporters and editors: Security Officer Don Krohn is available for interviews prior to the event. Call 907-777-3409 to schedule an interview.

Established in 1922, First National is Alaskas largest locally owned and operated bank, with
ATMs and 28 branches in 16 communities throughout Alaska. First National has operated its Valdez
branch since 1970.


Contact: Marketing Department, (907) 777-3409