“Federal Trade Commission reported 2.6 million fraud reports and $10 billion in losses for 2023.”  

Identity Theft

Identity theft occurs when someone steals your personal information and uses it without your consent to take your money, commit fraud and more. Use this guide to learn more about identity theft, how to avoid it and how to recover if you’ve already experienced it.  Read our Identity Theft Guide.


Reporting Fraud

If you see an unauthorized charge or believe your Malaga Bank account or Online Banking was compromised, let us know immediately by calling us.

(310) 375-9000

Monday-Friday: 8 AM – 5 PM PST

You can also report fraud, scams, and confirmed identity theft cases to the U.S Federal Trade Commission (FTC) at