New phone scam warning from the BBB - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

New phone scam warning from the BBB

SPOKANE, Wash. - It was brought to Better Business Bureau's attention in the past two days that a random and rampant scam is targeting the region misusing the good name of Bank of Whitman.

People have reported to BBB that they are randomly receiving all forms of scam pieces stating anything from "your account has been closed," to "your bank account information needs to be updated" via automated voicemail messages, text messages on cell phones, and phishing emails. BBB even received a phishing email this morning in its inbox.

The BBB would like to remind all of you that financial institutions will not email, call or text asking for your personal account information.

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