Fraud & Scam Alerts

Fraud & Scam Alerts

Is your First Farmers debit card lost or stolen?

During bank hours, call your preferred branch location. After hours, call Shazam at 800.383.8000. You can block your card from unauthorized transactions with the Shazam Bolts app! To order a new card, however, you will need to contact us directly.

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Russians, Routers and Rebooting

June 18, 2018

The FBI recently recommended that everyone reboot their network routers to combat Russian hackers. Is it really necessary? Possibly not, but it wouldn’t hurt. A post on cnet.com published May 31 offers some insight….

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Phone display that says a scammer is calling. There are buttons to accept or reject.

Do Not “Support” This Scam

May 9, 2018

Here’s the scenario… The customer of a large national bank felt uneasy. He had renewed his annual subscription for internet security but couldn’t access his computer. He had received a follow-up phone call from the company just after making his…

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Cryptocurrency Scams, More Than a “Bit” Unsettling

April 25, 2018

Many people are aware of the growing popularity of cryptocurrency. If you don’t know, cryptocurrency is digital currency that utilizes encryption methods to secure transactions – serving as a “no banks for your bucks” type service. As the market grows,…

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