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Bank of Hawaii warns of new scam

July 7, 2014 - 7:35pm

Bank of Hawaii is warning of fraudulent text messages being sent to customers and noncustomers.

The fraudulent messages state that lines of credit have been decreased or that accounts have been blocked or suspended. The messages instruct the recipient to call (857) 453-3714 and then enter their account number and PIN.

Individuals who receive this message are advised not to respond or call the number.

Bank of Hawaii does not ask for confidential account information by telephone or text message.

In the event a recipient mistakenly provided personal information, he should immediately contact Bank of Hawaii at (888) 643-3888 or email icare@boh.com for staff assistance to help protect their finances.

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