11/20/2013: New Round Of Bank Of America Text Scams

Have you received an alert from Bank of America about suspicious activity on your account and you want to know if it’s real or not? Read on and perhaps this article will help:

Did You Receive a Bank of America Fraud Alert?

Please remember:

Seneca Savings Security ALERT:

 If you receive a text message informing you that your Visa Debit Card has been locked or that you have reached your debit card your limit, PLEASE DO NOT RESPOND as this is a SCAM!  Seneca Savings personnel and /or our Fraud Detection Center will never send text messages or e-mails regarding alerts or suspicious activity detected on your debit card or Seneca Savings account. Seneca Savings personnel and / or our Fraud Detection Center will make phone calls to you at the phone number on record with Seneca Savings in the event suspicious activity is detected on your debit card or Seneca Savings account.  Again, alerts will never be sent to you via text messages or e-mails. Your best protection to guard against these scams is to ensure we always retain your current phone number, check your account statements often and CALL US immediately at (315) 638-0233 if you suspect fraud.

We recommend you check the Federal Trade Commissions Consumer Alerts page periodically to stay abreast of evolving scams and threats