Debit Card Phone Scam
Bank of Lexington has been notified that some customers have received automated phone calls stating their debit card has been compromised and asking them to enter their debit card number. If you receive this call, DO NOT share your debit card number. This is a scam. Bank of Lexington will never ask for your confidential or account information via phone or email. If you have any questions or need assistance please contact us at 859-219-2900
FinCEN Reminds the Public to be Wary of Fraudulent Correspondence and Phone Calls
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) reminds the public to be alert to ongoing financial scams that attempt to solicit funds from unsuspecting victims.
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E-mail Claiming to Be From the FDIC
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has received numerous reports of a fraudulent e-mail that has the appearance of being sent from the FDIC.
The e-mail appears to be sent from “email@example.com” and includes a subject line that states: “FDIC: Your business account.”
The e-mail is addressed to “Dear Business Customer” and states “We have important information about your financial institution. Please click here to find details.” It then states, “This includes information on the acquiring bank (if applicable), how your accounts and loans are affected, and how vendors can file claims against the receivership.”
This e-mail and link are fraudulent. Recipients should consider the intent of this e-mail as an attempt to collect personal or confidential information, or to load malicious software onto end users’ computers. Recipients should not click on the link provided.
The FDIC does not issue unsolicited e-mails to consumers or business account holders.