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Texting Scam Hitting Area Residents
Texting Scam Hitting Area Residents

Sangamon and Menard County Crimestoppers is concerned about a text messaging scam targeting area residents.

Police say the text tells people their bank cards have been deactivated and they have to call an automated number. It’s not a legitimate warning, and those with concerns about their accounts should contact their bank.

Tips on who’s responsible for the scam may lead to a cash reward. Tips can be submitted via phone, internet or text message.