IDENTITY THEFT can create chaos in your life. 

Know how to:  Protect yourself, Detect warning signs and Correct problems that arise if your identity is stolen.  Be Proactive, Don't be a Victim.

Here are some websites that might be helpful to you.

  • Better Business Bureau:  bbb.org  Use this site to check out businesses.
  • Federal Trade Commission (FTC):  consumer.ftc.gov and identitytheft.gov
  • Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force:  stopfraud.gov
  • Internal Revenue Service:  irs.gov/Individuals/Identity-Protection
  • National Cyber Security Alliance:  StaySafeOnline.org
  • US Government's Online Safety Site:  OnGuardOnline.gov


To report a scam or fraud:

  • Internet Crime Complaint Center:  ic3.gov  
  • Federal Trade Commission: ftccomplaintassistant.gov or 1-877-FTC-HELP
  • US Postal Inspection Service: (for all mail fraud-USPS, FedEx, UPS, etc):  postalinspectors.uspis.gov or 877-876-2455



To report a lost or stolen debit card, please contact your local branch immediately to avoid unauthorized charges. 

After hours, please call 877-226-2351 (877-CANCEL-1). 



High Interest and Cash Back options available for personal accounts.  Learn more by clicking here.



BankWest of Kansas now offers Mobile Check Deposit as a free service on our mobile app.  The BankWest of Kansas mobile app can be downloaded from Google Play (for Android devices), the Apple Store (for iOS devices), or Amazon Appstore for Android (for Android devices).  The app is free to download, and Mobile Check Deposit can be used by individuals at no charge.  The mobile app can also be used to pay bills, transfer funds between accounts, and view balances and transactions.  Our mobile app also has Spanish language support available.  To enable this mode, change the language settings of your device to Spanish.

To deposit a check with our mobile app, you must include the following as an indorsement:

1) indorse the check on the back with your signature

2) include under your indorsement, "For mobile deposit only at BankWest of Kansas" and your account number to which the check is being deposited.

If you have any questions about how to use the mobile app or how to complete a Mobile Check Deposit transaction, please let us know at (785) 899-2342.





We are proud to be a locally owned and operated bank serving Western Kansas and Eastern Colorado for over 100 years. Our commitment is to provide personalized customer service with the latest banking products, services, and technology available. Our loan expertise covers agriculture, residential real estate, business, and consumer lending. We welcome you to look around our website and to come visit us at our bank.

BANKWEST OF KANSAS will NEVER initiate email or internet requests requiring customers to respond with personal information. Any requests for personal information received through email, web sites, or pop-up windows should be considered fraudulent and reported to us immediately. If you receive an email asking for your account information (ID, password, card number, etc.), DO NOT respond! If you have already given out your bank account information, report the theft of this information to the bank as quickly as possible by calling (785) 899-2342.

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