Debit Card Fraud
Police discovered a debit card scam on October 12, 2009 that targeted shoppers at Hancock Fabrics in Stevens Point and Marshfield. Unauthorized transactions were made using account information at ATMs in the Milwaukee area. If you have used your debit card at these locations, please give us a call and we will re-issue you a new debit card and pin number.
E-mail scam targets Stratford State Bank
On November 3rd, 2008, we received information that numerous people were receiving fraudulent e-mails trying to trick them into disclosing credit card or debit card information. The e-mail states that you have a new security message. Once you click on the link, it takes you to a website that claims to be the Stratford State Bank. Don't be fooled, the site even has our picture and logo. At this time, the fraudulent site has been closed, but there may be more sites like this out there.
The Stratford State Bank will not ask for any personal information through an e-mail. If you receive an e-mail like this, DO NOT FOLLOW THEIR INSTRUCTIONS. If you have responded to an e-mail like this and provided confidential information, please notify the Stratford State Bank at 715-687-2411 IMMEDIATELY.
Before you give personal information to anyone, please make sure you know who you are giving it to.