Montana Attorney General warns of new robo-call phishing scam

The Montana Attorney General’s office warns that Montanans may be targeted by a new phishing phone scam.┬áThe scammers’ robo-call happened to call, of all people, the Office of Consumer Protection’s lead attorney Jim Molloy.

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The robo-caller claimed to be from First National Bank and said that Molloy’s ATM card had been “suspended because it was compromised.” The call asked him to enter his ATM card number.

The CEO of First National Bank, Joe Kesler, told the AG’s office that a half a dozen customers had been tricked by the scam.

More info is available at www.consumerprotection.mt.gov or call 1-800-481-6896. Concerned First Montana Bank customers can send an e-mail to [email protected] or call 1-800-824-2692.