Be Careful When Responding To Debit Card Issues

The Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Office said a local bank has issued an alert to customers and citizens of the community about text message concerning their debit card. A report says some customers and non-customers of the Queenstown Bank received text messages from 914-482-8103 advising them that their debit card has been deactivated and to contact 410-286-1742 to reactivate their card. Police said if/when the card number is entered, the customer’s card is compromised. In some cases, the call is answered by an automated response system where the caller is prompted to enter the card number. There also have been instances where the call is answered by an individual. Non-customers who have responded to the text message have been asked for credit card information once they advised they were not Queenstown Bank customers.