On Thursday, December 19, Target stores alerted their customers of the potential for debit and credit card fraud as a result of a data compromise from purchases made in their U.S. stores. The compromise occurred from November 27 through December 15. According to current information, the compromise did not impact online purchases.
At this time, you do not need to call Bank of America to learn if you're impacted. You can continue using your Bank of America debit or credit card while knowing that we are always working to help protect your financial information.
- We proactively monitor your accounts for fraud with industry-leading fraud protection measures. If we believe the account is at risk for fraud, we will notify you and reissue the card.
- All your Bank of America cards are protected with our free Zero Liability Guarantee if fraud does occur.
- We also encourage you to monitor your accounts in Online Banking and Mobile Banking and let us know immediately if you notice fraudulent transactions. Additionally, you can set up proactive alerts to track your account activity.
- If you receive an email or phone call from someone requesting your personal information on behalf of Bank of America, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional information on how to keep your information safe, please visit the Privacy & Security section at bankofamerica.com.
- Know that fraud does not actually have to occur on your account for us to use these measures on your behalf. We take these proactive steps to help minimize any occurrence of fraud and protect all our customers.