How fraudsters are trying to gain access to your bank account

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Did you know fraudsters are trying to gain access to your bank account by sending fake messages?

People have reported to ABC7's I-Team that they're receiving texts on their phones saying there's a bank alert with unusual activity detected.

Watch out! These texts most likely aren't from your real bank. They're coming from scammers.

ABC7's I-Team found that if you do click on the link provided in the text, you'll make it easier for fraudsters to gain access to your account information.

If you receive a suspicious text, pick up the phone and call your bank.
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