Banks Never Ask That


Every day, thousands of people fall victim to fraudulent emails, texts and calls from scammers pretending to be their bank. Together with American Bankers Association (ABA), First Secure State Banks is working to change that by raising awareness within our communities to prevent fraud.

What do Banks Never Ask?

Below are some examples of questions you could receive from fraudsters through a phone call, text, or email that your bank would never ask.

would your bank call and ask for your account number- banks never ask
call you to verify your password- banks never ask
ask you to call via text message-banks never do that
ask for your account number in an email- banks never ask
ask you to click a link in a message-banks never ask

Pro Tips

If you’re not sure if a phone call, email, or text is legitimate, review the Pro Tips below to help you determine if it’s a scammer trying to get your information.

watch for mispelled words pro-tips
call the number on your card - pr0 tip
Beware of Links - pro tip
beware of links- pro tip
Protect your confidential info - pro tip