Scammers Contacting Cinfed
Members Through Text Message
Scammers will never stop texting you trying to gain access to your bank accounts. Since most people respond to texts instantly, it’s easy to get fooled. Here are a few examples of actual scamming attempts reported by Cinfed members.
Scammers are continuing to find new ways to contact consumers, leading to an increase in fraudulent activity targeting Cinfed members.
The primary forms of communication for these fraud attempts have been through text message. In most cases, the message states your Cinfed account has been temporarily locked or a random transaction has been attempted on your debit or credit card.
Be alert for these fraudulent messages! Here are a few examples of actual scamming attempts reported by Cinfed members.
If you receive a text message or email like the examples above, DO NOT respond immediately. Review your recent transactions and speak with anyone who may have access to your account(s). If the charge or log in attempts remain unfamiliar, contact us as a second method of verification.
If you have any questions about a message from Cinfed, call our Contact Center (513-333-3800) or your nearest branch.