New Debit Card Scam
A new debit cards scam has been targeting people in three states, one of them including Kansas. The scam is targeting both banks and credit unions. The scam is a automated message that says "your debit card has been disabled temporarily." The recorded message then asks you to press 1 to reactivate your card. Next, the recording asks you to "please punch in your 16 digit card number." DO NOT ENTER YOUR CARD NUMBER. If you enter your card number your account will be cleared out within the hour.
Athough the name of the credit union is used in the recording it is not authentic. Mid-Kansas Credit Union will never ask you for your debit card number over the phone or by e-mail and does not use recorded messages to communicate with its members.
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