News and Alerts


Fraud Alerts:  As a reminder to our customers:  never give personal information to anyone over the phone, the Internet, or through the mail that you are not familiar with or did not initiate.  Do not click on attachments included in unsolicited e-mails, especially those that encourage you to act quickly or else suffer some scary fate.  These are almost universally scams or attempts to plant malicious software on your computer.

Text Message Scam: Text messaging is another way thieves are trying to access your personal information. Consumers have reported receiving a text message on their cell phone that their credit card/debit card/cell phone service has or will be deactivated and they need to text back (or call a number and verify) account and PIN information. Of course if they do, they soon find their account has been hit by criminals.

Beware of Scam Callers: We have received several calls from Landmark Bank customers who are receiving fraudulent calls regarding their debit card.  These calls are not from the bank. Please DO NOT share information with anyone.  HANG UP if you receive a call requesting your information.

Compromised Debit Cards:  We apologize to our customers who are having to replace debit cards due to network intrusions/security breaches from an outside merchant that may have put your card at risk. We at Landmark Bank take our responsibility to protect your account information seriously. If you have any questions, please give us a call.

Why is my own phone number calling me?

If you do get a call from your own phone or a robo-call, here's some advice to consider:

  • Just hang up. Don't engage the caller and don't press one of the buttons on your phone, even if it says that it will get you removed from their lists. You're just end up getting more calls.
  • Remember that caller ID can lie. Don't completely rely on what appears on the screen.
  • Guard your personal information. Whether it's a credit card, Social Security, or bank account number they're after, it's on you to hold those tight. Do not give out that information to anyone calling you unsolicited, and do not give them out at all unless you're sure of who you're talking to and that they need that information. If you think someone calling could be legitimate, call that business or agency at a known, published phone number from such sources as a bank statement or the back of your debit or credit card.



By operation of federal law, beginning January 1, 2013, funds deposited in a noninterest-bearing transaction account (including an Interest on Lawyer Trust Account) no longer will receive unlimited deposit insurance coverage by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). Beginning January 1, 2013, all of a depositor's accounts at an insured depository institution, including all noninterest-bearing transaction accounts, will be insured by the FDIC up to the standard maximum deposit insurance amount ($250,000), for each deposit insurance ownership category.

For more information about FDIC insurance coverage of noninterest-bearing transaction accounts, visit