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Worth Police Department
Thursday December 22nd, 2011 :: 09:56 a.m. CST

Bank Scam Alert

The Worth Police Department has received information from Private Bank Customers that they are receiving text messages about their bank accounts being locked. The message also requests specific information about their accounts. The text message request originates from the telephone number (314)779-0136.

We have been in contact with Private Bank and they have confirmed that this is a scam. Private Bank is not requesting any information by text messages from any customer.

If you have any question regarding your Private Bank or any bank account, please contact that bank or financial institution directly.

If you discover any fraudulent activity in your bank account, contact that bank immediately.

Worth Police Department
7112 W. 111th Street
Worth, IL 60482

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 708-448-3979

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