Sheriff warns of phishing scam

Published 02/18 2013 12:29PM

Updated 02/18 2013 05:30PM

CHRISTIAN COUNTY -- The sheriff is warning people about a phishing scam. Many people are getting automated phone calls from an "unavailable" number.

The call is a recording stating the First National Bank of Pana is temporarily suspending their debit cards. Victims are asked to press #1 to speak to someone who then asks for account and pin numbers to reactivate the card.

Sheriff Bruce Kettlekamp says it's a complete scam and says you should hang up on any call like this immediately. Anyone with questions or concerns about their accounts, should contact their bank directly.

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