Security Alert – Phone Scams on the Rise

F&M Trust has seen an increase in the number of victims related to telephone scams around the area. Scams have been increasing across the state according to the Attorney General. The most recent scams being reported are: victims receive a call about old debt and the caller threatens the consumer to make a payment or they will be arrested, sweepstakes scams, tech-support scams, and electricity shut-off scams. The Attorney General discusses these scams in detail along with ways to avoid becoming a victim in this recent news article.

If you think you are a victim, file a complaint online with the PA Attorney General or contact your local F&M Trust Community Office for assistance.