We have recently become aware of a scam involving a pop-up marketing ad that targets customers when logging in to a financial institution's online banking system. This fraudulent attack uses the customer's internet browser history to launch the pop-up message, and makes it appear to have come from the bank or other financial institution. Please be aware that this message is not coming from or associated with Farmers Bank. If you do encounter this pop-up ad,
-Do not click on any links in the ad
-Do not provide any information
This malware attack is not related to Farmers Bank's own network security, and does not detract from the safety of your account or
information. It is always wise to keep your computer protected with up-to-date anti-malware/anti-virus tools, especially if you use your computer for financial transactions. If you did encounter this ad and either clicked on the link and/or supplied any information, please call us at (434)352-7171 or toll free at 1-877-405-7797 to ask for assistance.
We are aware of the Target announcement of the card data breach that occurred at their stores. We are monitoring card activity and contacting customers that may be affected. If you have concerns, please contact a customer service representative at any of our branches.
It is always important to protect your personal information, but Farmers Bank would like to remind you to continue to be especially vigilant. Be sure to pay special attention to your account activity to ensure you are not the victim of identity theft or unauthorized charges. Please contact a Bank official immediately if you notice suspicious account activity or if you have given out any of your personal financial information to an unknown source. We can take the necessary steps to help protect your accounts.
If you believe that you have been the victim of identity theft:
Join us for the 2014 Extended Club Trip featuring Alpine Lakes and Scenic Trains in Switzerland and Northern Italy. This trip is scheduled for September 12 through September 21st, 2014. An informational meeting will be held October 17th, 2013 at 7:00 PM at the Triangle Plaza branch in Appomattox, VA. You may also contact the trip coordinator, Betty Craft, at (434)352-7171.
Information about the trip is available at the following link: http://www.collettevacations.com/link/577220
Notice of Expiration of the Temporary Full FDIC Insurance Coverage for Noninterest-Bearing Transaction Accounts
By operation of federal law, beginning January 1, 2013, funds deposited in a noninterest-bearing transaction account (including an Interest on Lawyer Trust Account) no longer will receive unlimited deposit insurance coverage by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). Beginning January 1, 2013, all of a depositor's accounts at an insured depository institution, including all noninterest-bearing transaction accounts, will be insured by the FDIC up to the standard maximum deposit insurance amount ($250,000), for each deposit insurance ownership category.
For more information about FDIC insurance coverage of noninterest-bearing transaction accounts, visit
There are currently no open positions for employment with the Farmers Bank of Appomattox. Please contact our Human Resource Officer at (434) 352-7171 in reference to future employment opportunities. The Farmers Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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