ALERT: Please be aware that Merchants and Planters Bank has received reports of fraudulent Cashier’s Checks drawn on our bank that appear to be part of a secret shopping scam. If you receive one of these checks, do NOT attempt to cash it or deposit it, and please contact us immediately at (870) 523-3601.
Always be cautious when someone wants to give you money or when someone asks you to give or send them money. Unfortunately, there are a lot of dishonest but resourceful people out there who would rather take your money than earn their own. Don’t let them. For fraud prevention tips and more information on how to recognize, prevent, and report fraud attempts, visit the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s fraud page on their website.