Consumer Alerts

January 16th, 2019

Holiday Hours for Martin Luther King Jr Day

Most First Mid locations will be closed on Monday, January 21 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Our Carbondale Schnucks location will be open this day with limited hours from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. For a list of ...

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December 24th, 2018

Debit Card Fraud Alert

There is an increase in fraud occurrences over the holidays. Please monitor your card purchases and if you see unauthorized activity, call 1-866-861-5414 to have your card blocked.

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December 12th, 2018

Online Banking Unavailable

Online and mobile banking may be temporarily unavailable. Please check back at a later time and we apologize for any inconvenience.

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December 12th, 2018

Scheduled Online Banking Maintenance

Beginning at 10:00 p.m. tonight, December 19th, Online Banking and Mobile Banking will be temporarily unavailable while we perform routine maintenance.  Access will be restored as soon as the maintenance is completed.

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September 13th, 2018

Text Message Phishing Scam

We have been made aware of a phishing scam taking place in the Madison County area (and possibly other areas) where people are receiving a fraudulent text message appearing to come from a "local credit union." The text messages indicate ...

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August 10th, 2018

For Our New First Bank Customers

If you were a First Bank Online Banking user, you are automatically enrolled in First Mid’s Online Banking - you DO NOT need to register again.  First time login instructions are available here: Online Banking Instructions

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January 2nd, 2018

Business Email Compromise

Business email compromise (BEC) is a growing threat that has caused losses of billions of dollars from businesses of all sizes.  According to the FBI, total identified losses have increased over 2300% from January 2015 to December 2016.  A common ...

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December 18th, 2017

Smartphone Security Tips

Nearly everyone has a smartphone these days.  They can help make your day more convenient and productive.  However, these devices are not immune to cyber attacks.  Below are a few tips that you can use to keep yourself safe. Be ...

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November 7th, 2017

Holiday Shopping Tips

The holiday season is fast approaching, which means that many of you will begin searching to find the right gifts for your loved ones.  It’s estimated that over 10% of those gifts will be purchased online.  Unfortunately, the increased amount ...

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October 12th, 2017

Wire Fraud Notice

The bank has received reports that cyber criminals are targeting businesses with "spoofed", or fake, emails, which appear to be sent from their financial institution.  These emails are well crafted and are sent from similar looking email addresses, but use ...

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