CPB says text messages were phishing attempts

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Central Pacific Bank (CPB) on Monday reported fraudulent phishing attempts to obtain debit card information from bank customers via text and automated voice messages.

The phishing attempt is not specific to CPB, however, the bank is advising all customers not to open any suspicious messages.

If any CPB customers receive a suspicious message, please do not respond and immediately delete the message.

For customer safety, CPB will never request confidential information via unsolicited phone, email, or text messages.  If any customers have already responded to a phishing attempt, or have any questions or concerns, they should contact the customer service center at (808) 544-0500.

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