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December 10, 2021
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Chief Executive Officers of All National Banks and Federal Savings Associations; All State Banking Authorities; Chair, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; Chair, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; Conference of State Bank Supervisors; Deputy Comptrollers (Districts); Assistant Deputy Comptrollers; District Counsels; and All Examining Personnel
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has been informed that an entity using the name “FNB” is misrepresenting itself as a national bank. While the entity may represent that they are affiliated with a legitimate financial institution, they are not. The fictitious entity has been robocalling and robotexting consumers to obtain information to likely perpetrate identity theft. FNB has purported to be a financial institution offering consumer banking services; however, this entity is not a licensed or chartered bank.
Consumers have reported receipt of one of the following messages:
It is likely that these individuals are using various telephone numbers in addition to those listed above. Consumers should consider any messages received by this entity to be fictitious and should not respond.
The OCC recommends that consumers victimized by this scam file complaints with the following agencies, as appropriate:
For additional information regarding other types of financial fraud, please visit the OCC’s Fraud Resources page, which can also be found from visiting OCC.gov.
Monica A. Freas
Director for Enforcement