Protect Your Debit Card This Holiday Season

Getting ready for the holiday shopping frenzy?! Before you do, keep in mind a few important points when using your debit card:

  • Enroll in SHAZAM BOLT$ Transaction Alerting and Text Messaging

Now is the perfect time to introduce (or reintroduce) yourself to the BOLT$ app and its debit card fraud protection features, including email and/or text message transaction alerts, turning your card on/off, and setting up transaction blocks. Download BOLT$ now if you don’t already have it:

Download First Farmers' mobile app from the Apple Store Download First Farmers' mobile app from Google Play

  • Save the numbers for the SHAZAM Fraud Team – Text Messages and Phone Calls

SHAZAM may call or text for any suspicious activity on your account(s), so it’s important for them to contact you to avoid any fraud or inconvenient temporary card blocks. Save these numbers in your phone… phone number (855) 219-5399 and text sender 72718

  • 5 Simple S.T.E.P.S. when using ATMs, retail card readers, or paying at the pump

S – Set online and mobile banking fraud alerts with SHAZAM BOLT$
T – Tug the card reader gently… if it’s loose, report it and don’t use it
E – Examine your surroundings
P – Protect your PIN and cover it with your hand
S – Scan for security tape seal on gas pumps