Spoofing Scam and Phone Fraud Reported
Recently, we have received questions from customers regarding phone calls from Timberland Bank occurring after business hours. These phone calls are not from Timberland Bank and are most likely a form of phone fraud known as "Caller ID Spoofing."
Caller ID Spoofing Scam
It is very easy for scammers to trick Caller ID by using an online "spoofing" service, as seen in the example below. By accessing one of these online services, scammers can make phone calls that appear to be from any phone number they choose, also known as a "spoof number."
Please be aware of this ongoing scam. If you receive a phone call after business hours that appears to be from Timberland Bank, this may be a scam phone call. Please exercise caution and refrain from sharing any personal or account information with the caller and do not hesitate to contact us with any questions.