Fraudulent Text Messages Alert
Fraudulent Text Messages are Circulating
Regent Bank and other area banks have received reports of fraudulent text messages targeting bank customers. Fraudsters are sending text messages that state that a customer’s Visa® debit card has been locked and that the customer should call a phone number within the message to unlock their card.
This is a scam and you should not call the number or provide any of your account or card information over the phone.
At Regent Bank, the privacy and security of your account is a top priority. If you have any questions or concerns about your card or your account, please contact us at 1-877-488-4790.
Example Text Message:
MSG:Your visa debit card is temporary locked
Call us at (855)333-XXXX
(This is a real fraudulent message that has been received. The number has been blocked for your protection to avoid confusion)