April 18, 2013
That’s what the attorney general’s office warned in a release warning North Carolinians concerning texts that list a phone number and say that a credit or debit card has been blocked.
People who call the number in the text are asked to provide personal information such as their bank account or Social Security number.
The warning said six complaints had already been received.
If a unknown person trys to make contact:
To file a complaint with the Consumer Protection Division visit www.ncdoj.gov, or call 1-877-5-NO-SCAM.