Bank issues scam warning

First Fidelity Bank warns that callers falsely claiming to be with the business are asking for sensitive financial information.
by Brianna Bailey Modified: September 5, 2013 at 10:02 pm •  Published: September 6, 2013
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Bank warns about fraud

Oklahoma City-based First Fidelity Bank issued a warning on Thursday to its customers about fraudulent phone calls from people who claim to represent the bank and ask for debit card information. The bank said Thursday that it had received numerous reports about the fraudulent calls from customers, as well as people who do not hold an account. First Fidelity is urging its customers never to give personal or banking information over the phone. “The best way to guard against bank fraud is to use common sense,” First Fidelity CEO Lee Symcox said. First Fidelity Bank customers who wish to report fraud or have questions can call (405) 416-2223 in Oklahoma City, or (918) 728-6345 in Tulsa.

by Brianna Bailey
Business Writer
Brianna Bailey has lived in Idaho, Germany and Southern California, but Oklahoma is her adopted home. She has a bachelor's degree in Journalism from the Univerisity of Oklahoma and has worked at several newspapers in Oklahoma and Southern...
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