Consumer Alerts

May 24th, 2019

Holiday Hours for Memorial Day

Most First Mid banking centers will be closed on Monday, May 27th for Memorial Day.  Our Carbondale Schnucks location will be open May 27th with limited hours from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. For a list of all upcoming Holidays, click ...

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May 7th, 2019

Beware of Fraudulent Text Messages

We have been made aware that some customers are receiving text messages from an unknown source regarding First Mid accounts. These text messages are an attempt to obtain customer information and should be ignored.  As a reminder, First Mid will ...

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April 4th, 2019

Fraudulent Phone Calls

We have been made aware of fraudulent phone calls where people are receiving a call with an automated recording appearing to come from First Mid.  The recording is offering loans through First Mid Bank and is inquiring about account information. ...

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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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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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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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September 29th, 2017

Fraudulent Text Alert

Some customers have reported receiving fraudulent text messages which purport to come from First Mid.  These texts are from a random address at vzw.com, such as 7ff4jf2c3@vzw.com.  The text says that it is an urgent message and includes a link. Please ...

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