2 responses to “US Bank will not block your debit card by text message; smishing!

  1. Here’s what one reader sent me. Thanks for the note. It’s an email about deposits.

    ——– Original Message ——–
    Subject: Direct Deposit payment ID 988443408770 rejected
    From: “Емельян.Третьяков@direct.nacha.org”

    Date: Tue, March 26, 2013 5:47 pm

    Dear Sirs,

    Herewith we are informing you, that your latest Direct Deposit via ACH transaction (IN493064820772) was disallowed,because your business software package was out of date. The detailed information about this matter is available in the secure section of our web site:

    Click here for more information

    Please apply to your financial institution to acquire the new version of the software.

    Sincerely yours

    ACH Network Rules Department
    NACHA – The Electronic Payments Association

    13341 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 569
    Herndon, VA 20163
    Phone: 703-561-6191 Fax: 703-787-5169

  2. Just got a call from someone who received a text message with the same threat – “blocked account” – on a Bank of America account. I’m certain we can expect it to make the rounds on Wells Fargo and other major banks.


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