IT IS VERY IMPORTANT TO REMEMBER THAT FARMERS BANK WILL NEVER REQUEST THE INFORMATION BELOW THROUGH AN UNSOLICITED TELEPHONE CALL, EMAIL OR TEXT MESSAGE.
- SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER
- BANK ACCOUNT NUMBER
- CARD NUMBER (ATM, VISA CHECK CARD OR CREDIT CARD)
- PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (PIN)
If you receive a request for any of this information please do not reply. Please report any suspicious phone calls, emails, or text messages by calling (757) 242-6111 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
***Important Information regarding the Heartbleed Bug***
A recent security vulnerability called the “Heartbleed Bug” allows hackers to access encrypted information which can lead to your personal information being stolen. At this time, there is no evidence that Farmers Bank systems have been directly affected by this bug. Farmers Bank will continue to evaluate its systems for vulnerabilities to make sure your accounts remain safe and secure.
***URGENT FRAUD ALERT CONCERNING TARGET DATA SECURITY BREACH***
Farmers Bank is aware of the recent Target data security breach and is taking appropriate measures to protect those who may be impacted by this event. We will continue to monitor cardholder activity with sophisticated fraud detection software.
There is no need to cancel your card. If it is determined that your account is at risk, we will notify you. Remember, Farmers Bank will never contact you and ask you to provide your social security number, account number, card number or PIN. We recommend you monitor your account activity daily through Internet Banking here on our website. If you determine that unauthorized activity has occurred on your account, please contact us immediately at (757) 242-6111 or email us at email@example.com or call 1-800-500-1044 after normal banking hours. Farmers Bank consumer cardholders are not liable for any unauthorized charges reported in a timely manner.
We will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates as needed.
***URGENT FRAUD ALERT CONCERNING DEBIT CARDS***
If you receive a phone call, email or text message stating that your debit card has been deactivated and you are given a phone number to call to reactivate it, THIS IS A SCAM. PLEASE DO NOT CALL THE PHONE NUMBER OR GIVE OUT YOUR DEBIT CARD INFORMATION. Farmers Bank will NEVER ask you for your personal information over the phone, through and email or text message. Please report any suspicious phone calls, emails or text messages by calling (757)242-6111 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org .
***November 2013: Farmers Bank is NOT promoting any type of Sign & Earn Debit Card Rewards Program related to Farmers Bank Debit Cards.***
If you receive a notice of a Farmers Bank Debit Card rewards program, it is not a legal bank document. Please contact us immediately at 757-242-6111 for further instructions.