Illini Bank ensures that all of its banking partners are safe from the security threats that face us in an ever-changing world. Additionally, we provide the links to the left to give you information on scamming, phishing and identity theft. Be aware that some of these links take you to other websites with content for which we are not responsible.
A phone scam is hitting our area. The caller states that the customer's debit card has been deactivated due to fraud. Customers are asked for their card number so it can be reactivated. The caller ID shows an unknown or blocked number.
Illini Bank is not making these calls and customers are advised to hang up immediately. If you have any concerns, please contact any Illini Bank branch or call 217-787-5111.
Property and Mortgage Fraud
According to the FBI, property and mortgage fraud is the fastest growing white-collar crime across the United States. The Sangamon County Recorder's Office is being proactive before this problem becomes prevalent in our community. They have teamed up with Fidlar Technologies, a service and technology provider, to create a notification service called Property Fraud Alert.
Illini Bank has been made aware of an incident involving a text message scam stating that customer debit cards have been deactivated requiring prompt attention. Please be advised that neither Illini Bank nor Shazam, our service provider, will ever contact our customers via text messages requesting any type of account information. Contact your branch or call 217- 787-5111; 24-Hour banking is also available toll-free at:1-888-ILLINI7 (1-888-455-4647). You can also contact Shazam at this emergency number: 1-800-383-8000. Visit Shazam on the web at: http://www.shazam.net.