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Citibank, Wells Fargo, Chase… Watch Out for Fake Bank Text Messages — Phishing & Zelle Scams

Citibank, Wells Fargo, Chase… Watch Out for Fake Bank Text Messages — Phishing 
& Zelle Scams



We think that our trusted Banks can protect our money all the time. But somewhere in between scammers manage to trick us that there are safety issues with our accounts and we need to act fast to fix them by clicking the link in the text scam! Don't fall for this!


Recently the Trend Micro Check Team detected a lot of fake “security alerts” from well-known banks, including Citibank, Citizens Bank, Wells Fargo, and Chase.




Spot the Scam_Citi_2_20220422
Source: Reddit
  • [Notice]: Your CITI debit has been blocked due to unusual activities.Confirm your details at <URL>
  • Citibank: We detected unusual activity in your account. please follow this link <URL> to verify your identity.

Citizens Bank


Spot the Scam_Citizens_20220422

Source: Reddit
  • Citizens Bank: We have temporarily locked your Citizens Card due to unauthorized transactions. To unlock, verify now – <URL>

Wells Fargo


Spot the Scam_Wells Fargo_20220422

Source: Reddit
  • Important Notice From WELLS FARGO! We detected a login from a new device! If this was you, Kindly disregard this sms.If not click <URL> to secure now!.B



Spot the Scam_Citi_1_20220422

Source: Reddit
  • Citi: Your $2,100.00 payment to Monteral Macon using Zelle® is being processed. Visit <URL> to verify or cancel payments anytime.



Spot the Scam_Chase_20220422

Source: Reddit
  • FRM: ChaseBanking-ALERT-18005 SUBJ:Contact:606-887-NUMBER To Confirm Or Can MSG: oxxx-Did you just Zelle $512.68 To Mark J.



Read the full article here to learn about Zelle Scam and how to protect yourself from it!

Trend Micro Check is a completely free all-in-one browser extension for detecting scams, phishing attacks, malware, and dangerous links. Available for Safari, Google Chrome, and Microsoft Edge.


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