Thursday, December 5, 2013
Police are warning area residents about a fraudulent automated telephone call Thursday morning that attempts to get people’s personal banking information.
Public safety dispatchers for Cumberland County reported getting numerous calls from residents who’ve received the fraudulent call. The call that purports to be from Gorham Savings Bank tells people their bank account has been frozen and they should enter their account number to fix the problem.
Dispatchers contacted Gorham Savings Bank and learned that the calls are not affiliated with he bank. They warn residents against giving any personal account information over the telephone.