Bank of America or BoA customers do not call or text 201-857-7717. This is because the text or email message below, which appears as if it was sent by the Bank of America asking the recipients to call 201-857-7717, visit a website, or respond to it, is a phishing scam. The phishing scam is being sent by scammers or cybercriminals to trick their potential victims into disclosing their Bank of America's account credentials, or their banking, personal and financial information.
Remember, once scammers or cybercrimes have gotten their potential victims' Bank of America information, they will use it to steal their money and use their accounts to commit fraud. Therefore, if you have received messages appearing as if they came from the Bank of America, asking you to call a number or respond to them with your personal or financial information, please do not follow the instructions in the messages and report them to the Bank of America.
A Sample of a Fake Bank of America Text Message
"notice - 714 xxx xxxx from bankofamerica - code: visa-debit temporary locked. Call us now at 201-857-7717 to unlock"
Always call Bank of America using the telephone number on the back of your debit or credit card. Or, you may visit their website at https://www.bankofamerica.com/ for contact information.