Consumer Alert - Text Message Fraud
Farmers & Merchants Bank of Western PA is dedicated to ensuring the safety and security of all customers. If you receive a request for your personal bank information via email, text message, phone call, mail, or any other method, please do not provide any financial information and contact the bank immediately at 724-543-1125 or 888-302-1969. Farmers & Merchants Bank will never initiate contact requesting your account number or personal information.
We are aware of a recent scam that some individuals have received via text message. The messages appear to be coming from “Farmers & Merchants Bank” with a message to call the 24 hour service line at a false phone number. These messages are not affiliated with our financial institution. Remember, do not give out any account information unless you know the organization or person you are speaking with.
Consumer Alert - Target Data Breach
As you may be aware, there was a data breach at Target stores from November 27 to December 15, 2013. It’s at our highest importance to protect you, and your account with Farmers & Merchants Bank of Western PA. We have identified potential compromised cards and made contact to all customers who may have been affected. In the event of using your ATM / Debit Visa® Check Card at Target, you will be issued a new card and your current card will be deactivated immediately.
Although this gap in security is not at the accountability of the bank, we are taking every measure to keep your money safe and secure. We are continuing to monitor all accounts for unusual activity, and will contact you immediately. If you find anything that appears to be fraudulent on your account, please contact our call center, 724-543-1125.
For additional information, please contact Target for details of the data compromise.
UPDATE: Monday, January 13, 2014
New information has been released from Attorney General Kane on January 13, 2014. Please click the link below to learn more about updated information regarding the Target security breach. All U.S. Target shoppers are eligible to register for a year of free credit protection, the link below provides details and instructions to complete this process.
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Have access to your card, no matter where you are traveling. If you are planning on taking a vacation out of the state or country, please contact our ATM Department to confirm the status of your card. We want to make your travels as easy as possible. Call 724-548-9213 (M-F: 8:00am-5:00pm).
Farmers & Merchants Bank takes information security very seriously, and we have taken numerous steps to ensure the highest levels of security. We will NEVER send an e-mail or call you asking for personal information such as a username, password, account number, or PIN. If you do receive an e-mail or phone call asking for personal information, do NOT give any information, or click any links contained in the e-mail, and please call us at 724-543-1125.
At Farmers and Merchants Bank, you can count on us to continue to do what is best for our customers and community. We are proud to support our locally owned businesses and organizations through employee volunteering, donations, and fundraising. When you bank with us, you know you are receiving the best, most affordable banking products and services. We provide exceptional customer service with a personal touch and superior banking convenience. We're more than just a bank; we're your friends - Farmers and Merchants Bank of Western PA. Nine convenient locations in Armstrong County to better serve you!
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