Don’t trust that mobile alert text is from your bank!!

I’ve set my bank up to send me mobile alerts when anything happens about my account. Most likely many of you have too. Well, I received a text alert the other day to call the bank and it included a number to call back.


When I did I got a recorded voice that said to key in my 9 digit social security number to verify my identity. DON’T DO IT, this is a new identity theft tactic to get your SSN. This is referred to as “Smishing”.Here are the FACTS from some popular banks, but this is most likely the policy of all banks:


If you bank with Bank of America see this page

If you bank with Wells Fargo see this page

More information is available here.

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