“We’ve noticed suspicious activity on your account.” Fraud notifications have become a popular tool in consumer protection. But in a world of scams, phishing and spoofing, even these emails can be vulnerable.
When the recipient of a fraud alert waits too long to decline a transaction or cancel a card, criminals have more time to wreak damage. A leading bank used short codes to make these alerts more timely and trustworthy.
Cardmembers who opt in to the bank’s alert program recognize messages from the program by a dedicated short code. When they see this number, they trust the notification and know to act.
The bank now has a way to help customers recognize, trust and act on vital notifications, quickly and through a channel they use and trust.
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