If you suspect that you've fallen victim to a scam or if any unusual activity has occurred on your accounts, including while using Heritage Online or your Mobile Banking App, contact us immediately on 13 14 22. Our team is available 24/7 and will work quickly to protect your account.
For non-urgent scam reports you can send an email to our Fraud Team at email@example.com with details of what has happened.
Our dedicated team of highly skilled, industry trained and accredited professionals perform research into latest scam activity and use this intelligence to inform our fraud detection strategies.
We work closely alongside other financial institutions, the Australian High Tech Crime Centre and the Australian Federal Police to manage threats and provide you with a secure banking experience.
We have 24-hour real time detection capability and a dedicated team of Fraud Analysts who will make contact with members when our systems detects suspicious transactions.
Plus, we use network intelligence to monitor risky transactions around the clock.
Report suspicious transactions or activity to us 24/7 by calling 13 14 22.
We investigate concerns raised by our members and assist where possible to recover lost funds, provide assistance to law enforcement agencies to try to identify potential offenders and provide expert advice via our Member Security Centre.
We’re serious about digital banking security, with a wide range of security features and services designed to keep you safe while banking online. Manage your money on the go with confidence that Heritage has protections in place to help defend your banking from scammers.
You’ll be updated if we become aware of a serious scam circulating that could impact your accounts at Heritage. We’ll notify you of new scams we've been alerted to, through Heritage Online, our App, website and Facebook page. View our latest scam alerts.
Heritage Online puts your security first, with a range of security features and services designed to keep you safe while banking online such as fraud prevention technology, secure communications and daily transfer limits. Learn more about Heritage Online.
Our Mobile Banking App is designed to be quick, secure and easy to use on a wide variety of mobile devices. Your funds are protected in the same way as Heritage Online, plus you’ll get access to additional security like device authentication, biometric login options and ability to block certain card payments. Learn more about our Mobile Banking App.
We want to make it easier for you to keep up to date with your finances. SMS and Email Alerts makes it even easier to keep track of significant actions on your accounts. When one of your chosen Alerts is triggered, you'll receive real-time notification, to your mobile phone or inbox. Learn more about SMS & Email Alerts.
To help keep your banking secure, you'll receive free security notifications via email or SMS if changes are made to your residential or mailing address, mobile number, phone number, email address, statement frequency, Pay Anyone Password, periodic payments or Heritage Online transfer limits. You’ll also receive notifications for other key events. Learn more about our automatic security alerts.
Are you ready to become scam savvy? We’ve got plenty of information to help you and your loved ones. Together we can help spread scam awareness and reduce the impact scams have on our family and friends.
How do I know if I've been a target of fraud or identity theft?
Fraud and identity theft come in many forms, so you need to be constantly vigilant about your financial account and personal information. In particular, we suggest that you:
If you believe you've fallen victim to fraud or identity theft, please contact us as soon as possible.
What do I do if I think I've been a target of identity theft?
If you suspect someone has stolen your identify, please contact us as soon as possible. You can also read our guide on what do to if you're a victim of identity theft.
What do I do if I think my computer has been hacked?
If you believe your computer may have been compromised:
Any claims resulting from such activity will be assessed on the details of each individual incident.
You can also read our guide on Ways to Bank Securely for tips on keeping your computer safe in the future.
I’m about to travel overseas; how do I tell Heritage?
Our Fraud Team monitors unusual transactions on our member’s accounts. If you let us know that you will be overseas, we will be in a better position to determine if you are likely to be doing a transaction in a foreign country.
Before leaving on your trip make sure you should check your card and let us know of your travel plans.
Check the expiry date of your card and that the magnetic strip on the reverse of the card is not damaged. If the card is due to expire while you plan to be away or is damaged, you may need to arrange with us for a new card prior to your departure.
Don't forget to let Heritage Bank know of your travel plans, including countries and dates for travel.
You can also read our article on Top Tips for International Travel before you go.
What can I do to minimise the risk of fraud with my card?
To help protect yourself from card fraud, read our guide on Ways to Bank Securely.
If you believe your card details have been stolen or if you notice any fraudulent transactions on your account, please contact us.
How can I tell if a website is safe to use with my card?
There are heaps of ways to tell if a website is safe to use with your card. When in doubt, always do your research first. For our top tips, check out our guide on Ways to Bank Securely.
How do I find more about how to prevent being the target of fraud?