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Bank Customers should beware of fraudulent text messages

ALPENA, Mich. — The holiday season is almost here and scammers are on high alert to take your money. Text messages asking for personal information is the latest scam going around.

Scammers are now sending text messages to bank customers luring them to withdraw money from their personal accounts. In Alpena, many customers are convinced into sending money to an unknown company that doesn’t exist

Residents should not respond to suspicious text messages or robo calls. Be protective over your personal information and change the password to your banking app.