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Platte Valley Bank warns users of scam texts

Platte Valley Bank is warning members of fraudulent texts.

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (KNEP) - Platte Valley Bank is warning members of fraudulent texts.

Platte Valley Bank said members may have received a text saying attempted charges or unrecognized charges were made, as well as new device warnings. Each of these texts are scams and should not be taken seriously.

Each message contains a link that looks similar to PVB’s website and once the user’s information is entered, scammers will have access to personal banking information.

PVB is offering a few tips to stay safe:

  • Never give out your information, PVB will never email, text, or call asking for confidential information.
  • Be suspicious, if the message contains information or a link that looks unfamiliar don’t click it.
  • Don’t reply to the sender, ignore requests, and don’t call the number in the message.
  • Never share account information or two authentication factor codes.

If account information has been stolen, contact the closest PVB or the main branch at 308-632-7004.