Fraud Alert 04/14/16:
Due to an uptick in fraudulent
transactions that First National Bank in Paxton is seeing by criminals
trying to steal card data, First National Bank in Paxton is
temporarily adding a requirement that your PIN must be used for
check/debit card purchases in the Chicago-area. Thank you for your
understanding in this matter.
Fraudsters are back at it again
trying to scam and “phish” financial information from the public. The
scammers are calling people with a prerecorded message telling people
to call back the number to unblock their Mastercard/debit card. When
someone calls the number they are prompted to enter the number "1" to
unblock their debit card number.
If you receive a call from
this number, or any number for that matter, DO NOT give them any
information. Do not press any numbers, just hang up.
National Bank in Paxton already has your card information and can
independently verify your identity. If you receive any call wanting to
unblock your card or any activity regarding your finances, call First
National Bank in Paxton immediately (217) 379-2336. First National
Bank in Paxton will never call you to confirm financial information,
or ask you for any over the phone, as the bank already has this
For more information and security tips, visit
http://www.fnbpax.com and view the INFO/SECURITY UPDATES section on
the main page..