KOKOMO, Ind. (Kokomo Tribune) - A phone scheme involving an area bank was circulating Thursday. Law enforcement and bank officials are renewing warnings not to release private information over the phone.
Greentown Marshall Jeff Bennett said he was contacted by a number of people who said they got automated "robocalls," where they were asked for a credit card number.
Bennett said the calls said the person's bank account information had been compromised. The person called was then asked to enter a credit card number.
Some of calls were said to originate from First Farmers Bank & Trust, 24-Hour News 8's news partner, The Kokomo Tribune reports.
Bank officials said Thursday they never send out any kind of unsolicited calls or automated phone systems to customers and that customer information has not been compromised.
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