M&T Bank phishing scam reported in New York

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WESTERN NEW YORK (WSYR-TV) — M&T Bank customers should be careful, as M&T is seeing a recent increase in phishing attempts. 

Many of the cases have been reported in Western New York recently, but it starts when a person gets a text alerting them about their M&T bank account, asking them to click a link.  When you do, it asks for your user ID, password, social security number, and credit card number.

That’s when victims noticed money coming out of their accounts.

M&T bank released a statement saying they don’t call, email or text requests for logins, pins, passwords or personal information.

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