Text Alert Scam
It has been brought to our attention that members are receiving fraudulent text messages stating that their debit card has been put on hold and to call a number provided to reactivate it. Do not call this number or give anyone your debit card information. This text message is not from Austin Telco. The text fraud alerts sent from Austin Telco look like the following:
|Example of Visa Fraud Text Alerts
|(32874) FreeMsg: Austin Telco FCU: Possible unauthorized txn on acct ending in 1234: $53.94 processed by Foods Inc. If authorized reply YES, otherwise reply NO. To Opt Out of alerts, reply STOP.
If you have any doubt that a text message you have received is from Austin Telco, please call our card services department during regular business hours at 512-407-3181.