It has come to our attention that a fraudster using The Village Bank’s branding is offering millions in sweepstakes money to those willing to wire $2,500 to secure their winnings.
This communication is not from us and we are taking measures to remove it from circulation.
The fraud attempt is not widespread and does not appear to be targeting Village Bank customers. If you or someone you know is contacted by such a scam, please contact The Village Bank immediately at (617) 969-4300. Please retain as much information about the sender as possible (name, phone number, email address, etc.). This information will be given to the FBI’s IC3 group and is invaluable in stopping and even potentially catching the fraudsters.
The Village Bank is dedicated to minimizing the effects of scams and fraud on our customers. Visit our Security Center for more information on common scams and what you can do to protect yourself.