Mineola State Bank warns East Texans of scammers

Released by Robin Averett the Assistant Vice President for Mineola Community Bank:

MINEOLA, TX - On Sunday August 15, 2010 people in the East Texas area started to receive phone calls claiming to be from Mineola Community Bank. They are trying to obtain debit card numbers and PIN numbers.

The calls started again Tuesday morning at approximately 6AM. Mineola Community Bank would never call and ask for information about your debit card over the phone.

We ask that people never give out information over the phone and if they have please contact your financial institution.