SCAM ALERT: PBSO Warns Of Debit Card Scam Throughout Palm Beach County

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: PBSO Media Release) — Elderly victims from around the country have reported being contacted by a bank representative claiming to be a representative of their banking establishment (all victims bank with different banking institutions). The unknown representative/suspect advises the victim(s) that there is fraudulent activity on their debit/credit cards and they will be sending a bank representative to their home to pick up the compromised debit/credit card.  During the course of these telephone conversations, the representative/suspect acquire the victim’s PIN number(s) for the card(s) then advise that an unidentified representative will travel to their residence(s) and take the card from their possession.  Shortly thereafter, fraudulent charges are found to be applied to the victim’s account.