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Security Alert - VISA Debit Card Scams by Phone or Text Message - Your Card has been "Blocked/Restricted"
This is a fraud scheme attempting to persuade an unknowing cardholder into releasing his/her sensitive card information over the phone by stating your card has been Blocked / Restricted. Here is an example of what the text may look like:
The con-artist’s goal is to create a counterfeit card containing your account information or to make fraudulent purchases online or over the phone using your sensitive card data.
Here’s how the scheme works:
If you have fallen for this scam – Don’t be embarrassed. We simply ask that you report the situation immediately by calling Holly in our fraud department immediately at (706) 232-6871, or if it after-hours, call 800.554.8969.
Remember, you may receive legitimate calls, texts, or emails from us or Visa, but we do NOT use automated systems (you will always speak with a human), and we will NEVER ask you for your PIN number. You should NEVER share your PIN number with anyone, and if you are ever asked for it, it is a sure sign that IT IS A SCAM!
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