Consumer Alerts

November 20th, 2018

Holiday Hours for Thanksgiving

All First Mid banking centers will be closed on Thursday, November 22nd for Thanksgiving.  Enjoy your time with family and friends!

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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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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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September 15th, 2017

Equifax Data Breach – Protect Yourself

The recent data breach at Equifax was massive and affects a large portion of Americans.  You may be wondering if you are affected and what you should do to protect yourself.  This information should answer these questions and help you ...

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September 8th, 2017

Equifax Data Breach

Equifax, one of the three major credit reporting agencies, recently announced that its computer systems had been breached by hackers earlier this summer. Records of approximately 143 million U.S. consumers have been compromised, including names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses, ...

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