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Posted on: March 4, 2021

Beware of fraudulent bank card scam

scam alert

The “Chase Bank” scam has been flooding the South Hills area recently. Please check your mail thoroughly. If you receive a Chase Bank debit or checking account card but did not open an account with them, please do the following:

  1. Contact Chase Bank (1-800-935-9935) to advise them the account is fraudulent and close the account.
  2. Contact a credit bureau and let them know you are a victim of ID fraud.
    • Experian: 1-888-397-3742
    • Trans Union: 1-888-909-8872
    • Equifax: 1-800-525-6285
  3. Obtain a free credit report on the federally authorized website.
  4. File an online complaint with the Internet Crime Complaint Center.
  5. File a report with the police department where you reside. You can call 9-1-1 and ask to be put into contact with a South Fayette Township police officer.

Your information will be forwarded to the U.S. Secret Service, who will investigate along with its task force partners.

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