Central Bank Utah - Phishing

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**If you feel your Central Bank account information has been compromised, please call: (801) 375-1000.**

Every day, thousands of people fall for fraudulent emails, texts, and calls from scammers pretending to be a bank. Phishing is a crime where scammers attempt to steal personal information. Scammers attempt to lure victims into revealing personal information like passwords, account numbers, Social Security numbers, credit card information, and more.

Central Bank Will Never Ask That!

Scammers typically attempt to obtain personal information using emails, texts, messages, or phone calls that may appear legitimate as if they came from Central Bank.

Please know that Central Bank WILL NEVER:

  • Ask for your account number in an email
  • Ask you to click a link in an email
  • Ask you to click a suspicious link in a text
  • Ask you to call them via text message
  • Call you to verify your password
  • Call to verify your account number

Learn more about how to recognize and avoid phishing scams.

Phishing emails and text messages often tell a story to trick you into clicking on a link or opening an attachment.

They may:

  • say they’ve noticed some suspicious activity or log-in attempts
  • claim there’s a problem with your account or your payment information
  • say you must confirm some personal information
  • include a fake invoice
  • want you to click on a link to make a payment
  • say you’re eligible to register for a government refund
  • offer a coupon for free stuff

Get more tips and test your knowledge by taking this fun QUIZ from the American Bankers Association.