Information Regarding a Mystery Shopping Check Scam
Heartland Bank is aware of a fraudulent check scam under the guise of a mystery shopping program. The scam has been detected in several states. Victims of the scam have reported receiving an overnight package from a mystery shopping company. The package contains a check with a request to deposit the check at their bank.
It is never a good idea to deposit a check from a business you don't know. More information about mystery shopping scams can be found at the Federal Trade Commission website at http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0053-mystery-shopper-scams
The security of your account and your peace-of-mind are important to us. We will share any additional information that becomes available.
If you believe you have been impacted by this scam, please call our Customer Care Center (888-897-2276) or visit your local branch.
We take our responsibility to protect your information seriously and thank you for the confidence you place in us.