On September 8, 2014, The Home Depot confirmed that their payment systems were breached during the time frame of April through September 2014. As a result, unauthorized people may be able to obtain card information of those consumers who completed transactions at The Home Depot stores during those months.
It has been reported that some consumers who were affected by the breach experienced spam emails phishing for personal financial data in addition to the changing of PIN numbers on cards. Please be aware that The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton will never request personal information such as account and PIN numbers over the phone or through email. For your security, do not provide this information at any point.
The Farmers National Bank Recommends the Following to Customers:
Closely monitor your accounts online in addition to checking your monthly statements to ensure that all of your transactions match your records.
Contact your local office right away if you do not recognize a transaction on your account.
If Farmers National Bank notices suspicious activity on your account, we will notify you.
Be sure to monitor all accounts that you may have at any bank or credit card company.
It is important for our cardholders to know that the security of personal information is of the utmost importance to us. The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton will work as quickly as possible to minimize the effects of any fraud targeted at our customer accounts. Additional information and updates will be available on the Farmers National Bank homepage at www.farmersnb.com.
The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton is an independent, nationally chartered, FDIC-insured community commercial bank headquartered in Emlenton, Pennsylvania, operating fifteen full-service offices in Venango, Butler, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Jefferson, and Mercer Counties, Pennsylvania. The Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of Emclaire Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: “EMCF”). For more information, please visit www.farmersnb.com.