Sun Trust Text Scam

LENOIR, NC (September 21, 2016)…As of 9/21/2016 numerous residents have received text messages from The message is stating that your Sun Trust Debit Card has been compromised and asking you to call 845-241-7877. Once victims call this number they ask for your social security number and other bank account information to attempt to gain access to your bank. This message is not from Sun Trust and is a scam. If you receive this message do not respond. If you have already responded to this message and given out information, immediately contact your bank and close your account. Also monitor you credit score and notify your local jurisdiction if you notice any charges that you have not made.

 A Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office Release