Phishing Attempts Involving Fraudulent Text Messages

Recently, a targeted phishing attempt has been reported in the local area impacting First Bank & Trust customers and local non-customers.

The phishing attempt involves a text message including transaction information for $350.75 transaction in Miami, FL with request for the receiver to respond if the transaction is valid with a text reply of “yes” or “no.”  This text message is not legitimate.

If you receive this phishing attempt, please do not respond. If you have responded, please be aware you may be targeted with further phishing attempts to collect account or personal information. According to reports, the additional contact attempts will be via phone call.

First Bank & Trust will never contact you for personal or account information. As always, please closely monitor your account for unauthorized activity and report it immediately.