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Consumer Education

Please be aware of fraudulent activity which involves requesting your bank information. If you receive a call, text or email asking for your personal account information, credit/debit card number, social security number and PINs please disregard and contact your local Old Fort Bank location. Old Fort Bank does not contact their clients asking for personal information such as your PINs, passwords, social security numbers and account numbers. If you receive a call, text or email and have given out this type of information, please contact us immediately to alert us of the situation.


            Toll Free 1-866-347-3440 or contact:

            Ruth Zoeller        419-447-1513 ext. 1531
            Dora Graham      419-447-1513 ext. 1123
            Douglas Pence   419-447-1513 ext. 1129

You may also visit your local Old Fort Bank location for assistance.


smsGuardian® Text Alert Fraud Protection 

Old Fort Banking Company is pleased to offer a text alert notification service smsGuardian®.    If you have an Old Fort Banking Companys Visa® Debit, ATM, CHOICE or Health Savings Account card you can enroll in smsGuardian.  Old Fort Bank is providing this fraud protection service at no additional cost. Please note: Message and data rates may apply.




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