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FBI Fraud Alert

FBI Fraud Alert

According to the FBI if you can answer YES to any of the following questions, you might be involved in fraudulent activity or are being targeted for a scam:

  • Is a check you’re depositing into your bank account from an item you sold on the internet (e.g. a cellphone, a car, jewelry, etc.)?
  • Is the amount of the check you’re depositing more than the item’s original selling price?
  • Did the person buying your item send you the check via an overnight delivery service?
  • Is the name of the person buying your item different than the name on the check?
  • Have you won a foreign lottery or prize that you didn’t enter?
  • Are you being instructed to wire, send, or ship money as soon as possible, to a large U.S. city or to a foreign country?
  • Are you being asked to pay money to receive a deposit from a foreign country?
  • Are you receiving payment or commission for facilitating money transfers through your bank account?
  • Have you responded to an email requesting that you confirm, update, or provide your bank account information?

If you answered YES to any of the prior questions we want to help – please immediately alert a branch representative or call us at 505-292-6343 x5 or 1-800-228-4031 x5. Avoid being scammed or committing fraud on someone else’s behalf.

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