Author: Chris Welty / Source: kadn.com
Better Business Bureau Serving Acadiana warns consumers and business owners that banks will not contact you concerning your account or bank card via SMS/text message.
BBB has recently received reports from consumers that scammers are sending out text messages claiming to be from well-known banks and credit card companies saying consumers’ debit and/or credit cards have been “Blocked” and asking them to provide personal information to reactivate the cards.
The scam is believed to be operating across Acadiana.
Banks will never ask you for personal financial information or Social Security numbers via unsolicited email, text or phone call.
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